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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.

Hunters take near-record number of moose near Wrangell, Petersburg

IMG_1321The 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.

Wrangell doctor appears in court again after arrest for child porn

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.

Wrangell school board elects officers, reviews report card to public

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.

Updated: Wrangell doctor arrested on child porn charges

greg salardA 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.

Wrangell assembly passes ordinance to strengthen leash laws

City Hall - Photo by Shady Grove Oliver/KSTK NewsThe Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday passed a new animal control ordinance to tackle the problem of dogs running free downtown.