A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.
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.
The two candidates running to represent Ketchikan, Wrangell and surrounding communities in the Alaska State House of Representatives were in Wrangell Thursday for a candidate forum. Republican Chere Klein and non-affiliated candidate Dan Ortiz took questions from voters on balancing the state budget, Medicaid expansion and the minimum wage.
The Thomas Bay Power Commission Tuesday resolved to ask the borough assemblies of Wrangell and Petersburg how it can contribute to the communities after a management transfer removed its original responsibilities.