Part of Southeast Alaska faces weather-related transportation delays. Juneau and Haines lost a ferry sailing for the second time in three days. Skagway also lost one sailing.
The U.S. Forest Service removed one cabin from the Wrangell Ranger District this year and plans to add a new one in a more popular location.
The City and Borough of Wrangell and the Wrangell Medical Center closed a settlement this month with a company formerly contracted to help finance a new hospital building. After the hospital project stalled in 2012 with more than a million dollars spent on contracts, city and hospital officials are hoping for a fresh start.
The jury trial of a Wrangell doctor accused of possessing and distributing child pornography has been bumped nearly two months. Doctor Greg Salard’s defense attorney asked for delay until Feb. 23, 2015.