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Wrangell teachers implement iPads in elementary school classrooms

ipadThe Wrangell School District brought its elementary school up to a one-to-one student-to-computer ratio last month by giving each student an iPad to use in class. Wrangell second-graders got to start using their new iPads by creating multimedia books about weather.

Wrangell Borough Assembly Meeting of April 14, 2015

Wrangell's Borough Assembly held its regular meeting Tuesday, April 14 in the Assembly Chambers. Click "more" to listen to audio of that meeting.

We Did It!

Processed with VSCOcam with s3 presetThanks to you and a wonderful community that believes in public radio, we hit our spring membership drive goal in just 7 days! Whether you called us on the phone, donated online, or stopped by the station, thank you for supporting KSTK so that KSTK can continue to support you.

Deeper cuts to education budget worry Wrangell school officials

Wrangell school officials were caught off guard recently when the Alaska Senate Finance Committee proposed an additional cut to education funding. The budget amendment would cut $47.5 million from public schools statewide.

P&Z recommends vacating Silvernail Work Road in boat yard

silvernail work roadThe Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday approved changes to Silvernail Work Road, the road that goes through the Marine Service Center.

Child porn charges lead to Louisiana rape charges for former Wrangell doctor

greg salardFederal child porn charges against former Wrangell doctor Greg Salard have led the state of Louisiana to revisit an old sexual assault investigation and charge him with aggravated rape.

Former Wrangell doctor wanted in Louisiana on rape charges

greg salardA former Wrangell doctor awaiting trial on child pornography charges is also wanted in Louisiana to face sexual assault charges. Greg Salard appeared in Juneau court Tuesday on a felony charge of a fugitive from justice.

Wrangell starts second attempt at building new hospital

Wrangell Medical Center held open meetings Thursday to start a second attempt at building a new community hospital after the first attempt stalled in 2012.

Port Commission proposes Meyers Chuck moorage fees

meyers chuck dockThe Wrangell Port Commission Thursday approved new moorage rates for Meyers Chuck and a new storage reservation fee for the Marine Service Center. The new fees still need to be approved by the borough assembly.

Health fair to feature 45 information booths

Wrangell’s Health Fair is coming up Saturday at the Nolan Center, and its format has changed since last year.