A 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.
The Wrangell Borough Assembly Tuesday passed a new animal control ordinance to tackle the problem of dogs running free downtown.
David Jack was re-elected as borough mayor in the Oct. 7 regular election. Susan Eagle was re-elected to the school board in the other contested race.
Local resident Chloe Massin was sentenced Monday at the Wrangell Courthouse to serve 45 days in prison for felony assault. Although the minimum sentence for felony assault is five years, Prosecutor Jane Seaton requested a much shorter sentence.
The Wrangell Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday discussed The Bay Company’s request to purchase city-owned land adjacent to its property. One section is an alleyway that runs between The Bay Co. and the boat yard, and the other is a five-foot portion of Silvernail Work Road.
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.
The Southeast Conference annual membership meeting will bring about 200 people to Wrangell next week. The organization advocates for economic development in Southeast Alaska.
Wrangell Medical Center and Alaska Island Community Services this month announced a collaboration to improve staff response time when a patient may be a danger to themselves or the community. The two organizations teamed up to prevent delays in dealing with behavioral health issues.
With all precincts reporting, it appears Chere Klein won the Republican nomination for State House District 36.
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