Monthly Archives: April 2012

Judge denies doctor’s appeal

On Friday, April 27th Superior Court Judge Kevin G. Miller ruled in favor of Wrangell Medical Center (WMC), denying local Physician Dr. Greg Salard the ability to work at the city-owned hospital pending his appeal.

Wrangell highlights ‘Week of the Young Child’

This is the ‘Week of the young child.’ Across the U.S., communities are taking a close look at programs and services available to children, as well as better ways to prepare them for school.

04-24-12 Borough Assembly Meeting

Listen to the full audio of the April 24th, 2012 Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting.

Resolution fails after further review

The Borough Assembly’s 3 to 2 vote approving a special election for the recall of 8 hospital board members is now void.

Special election resolution approved

At Tuesday evening’s regular Borough Assembly Meeting, the Wrangell Borough Assembly approved a resolution for a special election, for the public to vote on whether to recall 8 members of the city-owned hospital’s Board of Directors.

Hospital Board recall headed to ballot

More than 900 signatures were officially certified Monday for the recall of eight hospital board members. The eight sit on the city-owned Wrangell Medical Center’s governing board.

Community speaks out on proposed ordinances

Wrangell’s Borough Assembly held a regular meeting Tuesday evening, at the forefront of discussion was an ordinance that would change eligibility requirements for Wrangell Medical Center’s (WMC) Board members.

Wrangell chooses respect

Wrangell was one of 123 communities in Alaska Thursday afternoon to ‘March for Respect’ in an effort to standup against domestic violence and sexual assault.

Public weighs in on proposed ordinance changes

At Tuesday's Borough Assembly Meeting, hospital staff and members of the community gave testimony regarding ordinance amendments that would change staff policies and financial reporting requirements at the city-owned hospital.

Wrangell completes long-term outdoor recreation plan

After a year of planning, Wrangell has completed its long-term sustainable outdoor recreation plan. Organizers are now working with the community to get some of the projects started.