The jury trial of former Wrangell doctor Greg Salard, accused of possessing and distributing child pornography, has been delayed another two months.
Wrangell’s Stikine River Birding Festival brought bird enthusiasts and experts to town last week for birdwatching, lectures and art contests. One of the festival’s featured speakers was Veronica Padula, who presented her research on how marine debris is affecting sea birds.
British Columbia's top mining official says Alaska will soon have more input into the permitting process. That news came after a meeting with Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott.
Wrangell’s Alaska Wildlife Trooper position has been reinstated. But according to Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, that could still change before the state budget is finalized.
The Wrangell Cooperative Association recently won federal funding to test shellfish from Wrangell beaches. The tribal government wants to make sure clams and cockles are still safe to eat after a sinking tug boat leaked fuel in the area last winter.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly voted Tuesday to raise the monthly 911 surcharge on each phone in Wrangell. The assembly also approved new moorage fees for Meyers Chuck.
Wrangell borough officials released their draft budget Tuesday for the upcoming fiscal year 2016. Although major budget cuts are being made at the state level, Wrangell residents will not see significant changes in municipal services.
The Wrangell Public School Board approved its budget for Fiscal Year 2016 Monday and narrowly avoided eliminating the district’s school lunch program.