A Wrangell doctor arrested last week for possessing and distributing child pornography appeared in court again on Monday. Dr. Greg Salard arrived in U.S. District Court in Juneau dressed in orange prison garb and wearing handcuffs and leg shackles.
The Wrangell School Board Monday reelected Susan Eagle as board president. The board also appointed Aleisha Mollen to fill a vacancy on the board until October 2015.
Wrangell's Borough Assembly met for a regular meeting Tuesday, Oct. 14 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to the audio of that meeting.
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.
The Anchorage School Board wants the district administration to look at how consolidating schools could help close the district’s anticipated $22 million budget gap. Preliminary data shows it may hurt more than help in the short term. More
Military recruiters are no longer welcome at Anchorage schools. Superintendent Ed Graff made the decision after the Anchorage Press published allegations that an Army National Guard recruiter had sex with and made sexual advances toward high school JROTC cadets. More
The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer. More
The World Health Organization says two vaccine candidates now undergoing small-scale tests of dosage and safety in people might be ready for broader deployment in Africa by early 2015. More
Almost 50 U.S. cities and towns have banned pet stores from selling puppies. The laws are aimed at cracking down on substandard, large-scale breeders, but many store owners say the bans are unfair. More