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 human skull was found near Wrangell over the weekend. As KSTK’s Ariel Van Cleave explains, it appears to be very old.
Alaskans decided on mayors, assembly members and school board candidates in local elections across the state yesterday.
Carving work continues on the final beams meant for the ongoing construction of the Chief Shakes Tribal House in Wrangell. KSTK’s Ariel Van Cleave recently visited the carving shed and filed this report.
A local judge in Dillingham is considering bringing grand jury trials to the community.
One of Alaska’s U.S. Senators is questioning recent threats from the IRS to the state’s air taxi operators.
Alaska’s Department of Education and Early Development is preparing to seek a waiver from provisions of No Child Left Behind.
Alaska Senator Mark Begich has introduced a measure that could benefit educators, public safety officers and medical providers in rural communities.