The 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.
Democratic United States Sen. Mark Begich is running for re-election against Republican Dan Sullivan in the Nov. 4 general election.
Republican 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.
A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.
The Wrangell-Petersburg area’s month-long moose hunt ended last week with an almost-record harvest. The harvest from the Stikine River is also the highest going back to 1990.
A Wrangell doctor arrested last week for possessing and distributing child pornography appeared in court again on Monday. Dr. Greg Salard arrived in U.S. District Court in Juneau dressed in orange prison garb and wearing handcuffs and leg shackles.
The Wrangell School Board Monday reelected Susan Eagle as board president. The board also appointed Aleisha Mollen to fill a vacancy on the board until October 2015.
A Wrangell doctor was arrested following allegations of distribution and possession of child pornography. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation served a search warrant yesterday at the home of Greg Salard.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday passed a new animal control ordinance to tackle the problem of dogs running free downtown.
Alaska Sen. Mark Begich has signed a pledge that would make third-party ad spending in the Senate race more transparent. Challenger Dan Sullivan refused to sign it, and accused Begich of not signing his pledge to curb outside spending.