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General election 2014 preliminary results

IMG_0920.JPGPreliminary election results with 94% of precincts reporting. Updated 12:15 a.m. Wednesday.

Recycling plan presented to Wrangell

A waste management consultant was in Wrangell recently to present a potential recycling plan to the community. Project Manager Richard Herztberg said Wrangell should move forward with commingled recycling.

Salard no longer employed by AICS

Salard102814bWrangell 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.

Wrangell assembly to intervene in timber sale lawsuit

big thorneThe 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.

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.

Wrangell doctor pleads ‘not guilty’ to child porn charges

greg salardA 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.

Borough Assembly debates timber sale lawsuit intervention

big thorneThe Wrangell Borough Assembly held a special meeting Friday to discuss possible intervention in a lawsuit to support the Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island. The borough would have to pay $5,000 to intervene in the lawsuit.

Sen. Begich talks BC mines, timber in run-up to election

Senator Mark BegichDemocratic United States Sen. Mark Begich is running for re-election against Republican Dan Sullivan in the Nov. 4 general election.

US Senate candidate Dan Sullivan visits Wrangell

IMG_1524Republican Dan Sullivan is running against Democratic incumbent Mark Begich for U.S. Senator. Sullivan was campaigning in Wrangell recently and discussed topics that are big in Southeast Alaska.

Wrangell doctor indicted on child porn charges

A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.