Opening statements were held Wednesday in the jury trial of a former Wrangell doctor accused of possessing child pornography.
Wrangell’s sixth annual Bearfest starts Wednesday, and it’s bringing bear experts, live music and a certified marathon to town.
Jury selection is underway in the trial of former Wrangell doctor Greg Salard, who is accused of possessing child pornography.
Wrangell running group The Southeast Beasts is now officially a nonprofit organization. In the nearly three years since its first race, the group has hosted events from 5Ks to full marathons to raise money for community members in need.
The jury trial of former Wrangell doctor Greg Salard will start Monday at the U.S. District Court in Juneau. He is facing three felony charges related to child pornography.
The Alaska Native Sisterhood was formed 100 years ago in Wrangell, and the community will welcome a few hundred visitors this fall for the ANS centennial celebration.
British Columbia will allow the Mount Polley Mine to resume limited operations. The mine's tailings dam broke last year, polluting nearby waterways.
Funding for trails, cabins and campsites on the Tongass National Forest has been declining quickly, and it’s having a big impact on the Wrangell Ranger District this summer.
Tongass National Forest officials have counted 16 wildfires this season, one more than the regional average for a whole year.
Wrangell’s Fourth of July celebration was sunny for the first time in several years. Queen candidates sold more than 80,000 queen tickets, and the logging show had more contestants than ever before.