The candidate filing period for Wrangell’s local elections is now open through the end of August.
A protest in Wrangell on Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of a mining disaster in Canada and sought to bring attention to mines being developed across the border from Southeast Alaska.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday rejected Wrangell Medical Center’s request to seek a line of credit from a bank or financial institution. Instead, the borough plans to set $500,000 aside for the hospital to access quickly in case it runs out of cash.
After changing the borough’s property tax due date earlier this year, the Wrangell Borough Assembly is trying to give property owners one year to adjust to the change.
The Wrangell Cooperative Association cut the ribbon on its cultural center and carving shed Saturday, completing the second phase of the tribe’s three-part Native cultural revival plan. The center will serve as a place for recreating eight sacred totem poles and for teaching Native arts.
Former Wrangell Dr. Greg Salard has been found guilty of distributing and receiving child pornography. The 12-person jury returned Tuesday with a verdict in U.S. District Court after an hour and a half of deliberations.
District 36 independent Rep. Dan Ortiz was in Wrangell over the weekend to talk with residents about possible solutions to the state budget deficit.
An FBI agent trained to detect sharing of child pornography over the internet testified that he could’ve obtained child pornography from a Wrangell doctor’s house on at least four occasions last year. Special Agent Anthony Peterson took the witness stand on Thursday in the trial of Greg Salard.
Alaska critics of British Columbia mines probably won’t get any help from a cross-boundary panel they’ve asked to take on their concerns.
Wrangell Medical Center is looking for a new CEO after interim CEO Marla Sanger announced her resignation last month.