Local News

Salard no longer employed by AICS

Wrangell doctor Greg Salard is no longer employed by Alaska Island Community Services. Salard is facing two federal felony charges for possession and distribution of child pornography.
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Wrangell assembly to intervene in timber sale lawsuit

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The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to intervene in a lawsuit supporting the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. Assembly members said they want to support this timber sale because of its potential to affect future sales.
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Wrangell doctor pleads ‘not guilty’ to child porn charges

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A jury trial is set for January for a Wrangell doctor accused of distributing and viewing child pornography. A not guilty plea was entered for Dr. Greg Salard during his arraignment in U.S. District Court in Juneau on Tuesday.
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Borough Assembly Meeting

Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting of October 28, 2014

Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 28 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
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Special Events

Voting for KSTK Articles of Inc. and KSTK Board Seats

KSTK's Membership Meeting and Annual Dinner will take place on Saturday, November 15th at Hardings' Old Sourdough Lodge. At that meeting the KSTK membership will vote on updating KSTK's Articles of Incorporation and will vote for seats B and G on the KSTK Board of Directors.
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Wrangell’s Tlingit Phrase of the Week

Photo by Shady Grove Oliver

Tlingit Phrase of the Week is a project launched to help with the survival and renewal of the Tlingit language in Wrangell. Each phrase speaks to Wrangell's seasons and the Tlingit way of life. November is the month when animals dig their dens. Click on the image above to listen to Tlinget Phrase of the Week for the first week of November.
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Southeast News

Edenshaw says he wants to reach out

Cliff Edenshaw is one of two candidates running for Tribal Council Chairman. And he says he wants the council to reach out more to tribal citizens.

Waterspout prompts brief weather warning

The National Weather Service issued a special marine warning this afternoon, after a local pilot reported a waterspout off Middle Island, near Sitka. The waterspout was reported around noon, moving north.

Clowns, chain saws, and zombie brides…oh my!

Most days, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Maple is a beacon of safety in Southeast. But on the night before Halloween, the crew members transform the vessel into a haunted ship.

Support KSTK

Thank You!

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WE DID IT! Thanks to our generous supporters, we have made it to our Fall Membership Drive Goal of $18,000! We can now get back to your regularly scheduled programing, brought to you by you. Thank you for your continued support of Stikine River Radio, because without you there is no us!
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Special on KSTK

Take The KSTK Listener Survey!

Take Listener Survey!

We want your opinion. We are interested in finding out what you listen to and what you would like to listen to on KSTK. Our local Community Advisory Board has created a totally anonymous online survey to help us determine how we can best suit your needs. To fill out the anonymous online survey, click on the headline above and follow the link.
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Recreation and Road Report

Photo by Asia Fisher

USFS Interpreter Corree Delabrue provides weekly updates on events taking place on Wrangell Island and the surrounding area. Information includes USFS road maintenance, logging traffic, wildlife sightings, recreational opportunities and more. Click on the image above to read or listen to the Recreation and Road Report for October 28th through November 4.
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Photo of the Week

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KSTK’s Weekly Photo Contest is Underway!

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Photo by Paul Lawrence

Each week, the photo with the most “likes” on Facebook will be featured as our cover photo on Facebook, Twitter, and on kstk.org! The winner will also … more

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Statewide News

Governor’s Office Releases Hundreds Of National Guard Documents

Around 1 p.m. today, Governor Sean Parnell’s office turned over nearly 600 pages of emails concerning the administration’s response to misconduct in the Alaska National Guard. The documents come five months after they were originally requested. And one day after a superior court judge ordered the administration to make them available. Download Audio More

Economists Say It’s Too Early To Determine Effects Of Current Low Oil Prices

Crude oil prices are hovering in the $80 range, and in Alaska that brings with it worries over the budget. But economists from either side of the political spectrum have roughly the same take on what’s playing out: it’s too early to tell. Download Audio More

Leroy B. Dick Jr. Murder Trial Next Week in Dillingham

Leroy Blair Dick, Jr., now 44, is expected to be tried on a first degree murder charge before a jury of peers at the Dillingham courthouse next week. Pending further delay, jury selection will begin Monday, November 3. Download Audio More

National News

U.S. Marine In Mexican Jail Is Now Free, Mexican Judge Orders

Andrew Tahmooressi said he made a wrong turn and ended up across the border in Mexico with his legally registered guns, which were illegal in Mexico. He has been in a Mexican jail for seven months. More

On Eve Of Promotion, NYPD's Top Uniformed Official Resigns

Philip Banks III was set to become Commissioner William Bratton's deputy. The reasons for his abrupt resignation are not clear. More

A 19th Century Novel Explains Quantitative Easing

This week, the Federal Reserve ended the quantitative easing program. Author John Lanchester says Anthony Trollope's 19th century novel The Way We Live Now clarifies the current financial situation. More