Ariel Van Cleave, KBBI - Homer
State and federal officials are investigating the human remains found near Wrangell last weekend during a fishing trip. Vena Stough and her family were fishing off Government Slough when she found a partial skull. She turned the remains over to local police who notified the U.S. Forest Service in Wrangell. Tongass Archaeologist Mark McCallum said he sent pictures of the skull to the state medical examiner.
A local judge in Dillingham is considering bringing grand jury trials to the community.
Alaska Senator Mark Begich has introduced a measure that could benefit educators, public safety officers and medical providers in rural communities.
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