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Wrangell doctor offers rural clinics

WRANGELL, ALASKA Dr. Dave McCandless and his team are gearing up for another round of traveling clinics. His clinics serve six rural communities on Northern Prince of Wales Island with limited access to medical services, while also offering some medical students a firsthand experience in rural Alaska.

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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