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Assembly to revisit property tax date change, hospital credit

A special meeting will be held on Aug. 12 to allow the public to discuss and review a proposed ordinance relating to the new property tax payment due date. In May the Wrangell Assembly passed an ordinance amending the Municipal Code to establish a... Full story

Jury finds Salard guilty, could serve 10-40 years

The jury in the trial of Greg Salard found the former family physician guilty of two child pornography charges, for receipt and distribution. A lesser, third count was not deliberated by jurors. Judge Anthony Burgess presided over the proceedings,... Full story

Stikine ceremony to mark Mt. Polley disaster anniversary

On Sunday Alaska Native and Canadian First Nations groups will mark the first anniversary of the Mount Polley tailings dam collapse in a ceremony on the Stikine River. On Aug. 4, 2014, a rupture in the tailings dam servicing the British Columbia... Full story

Police reports

Monday, July 20 Dog complaint. Police issued a citation to Kayla Gillen, 24, for dogs at large. Probation violation. Minor on licensed premises. Tuesday, July 21 Random breath test. Dog complaint. Found property. Missing property. Dog complaint....


Monday, July 13 Brandon Luck, 17, appeared before First District Court Magistrate Chris Ellis for the offense of Under-21 Possession or Consumption of Alcohol. The defendant pleaded guilty, no contest, to the first offense charge. Luck was...

Local humpback obtains longest re-sighting record

A humpback whale that was first sighted in Lynn Canal in 1972 was re-sighted by researchers earlier this month feeding off Cape Fanshaw in Frederick Sound. The 44-year span between the two sightings...

Fish Factor

Shock and dismay were heard from Bristol Bay fishermen when they finally got word last week that major buyers would pay 50 cents a pound for their sockeye salmon.  That’s a throwback to the dock prices paid from 2002 through 2004, and compares...

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