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Tiffany Merritt wins 2008 Gravity Car Race

WRANGELL, ALASKA One of Wrangell's well-loved July Fourth events had kids and adults helmeted, strapped, and speeding down Second Avenue. The 2008 Gravity Car Race took place Tuesday night with seven participants, five homemade cars, and many, many nervous onlookers.
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Hunters take near-record number of moose near Wrangell, Petersburg

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The Wrangell-Petersburg area’s month-long moose hunt ended last week with an almost-record harvest. The harvest from the Stikine River is also the highest going back to 1990. more

Wrangell doctor appears in court again after arrest for child porn

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. more