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Sightseeing cruise strikes rock, takes on water

About 70 people were rescued on Sunday from a sightseeing boat that struck a rock near Glacier Bay waters.

Floatplane occupants safe, brought back to Juneau

Floatplane occupants safe, brought back to Juneau

Two people were on board when a float’s strut reportedly malfunctioned in Tracy Arm on Thursday.

Crab pot nearly gets the best of sport crabber in canoe

Unidentified man hangs onto overturned canoe as crab pot line tries pulling him underwater.

Update: Mariner spotted by private helicopter

A boater who had been missing since Sunday in the Ketchikan area was found Wednesday just north of Knudson Cove.

Hiker breaks leg and is rescued by helicopter

Capital City Fire and Rescue and Alaska State Troopers Tuesday helped tourists off the West Glacier Trail, including a Florida woman with a broken leg.

Crews recover plane wreckage, pilot’s body

Authorities have recovered the body of Air Excursions pilot Kevin Murray, along with wreckage of the Piper Cherokee airplane he was flying last Thursday when it went down between Juneau and Gustavus.

Update: Pilot in fatal plane crash identified

Kevin Murray, 56, from Washington state was the only person on board the Piper Cherokee that went down Thursday morning near Point Howard, 23 miles west of Juneau.

Fishing boat sinks near Sitka AK; crew rescued

The Coast Guard says a 50-foot fishing vessel capsized and sank while pulling in loaded salmon nets but another nearby boat rescued all five of the stricken vessel’s crew members.

Update: Searchers locate wreckage of missing plane, pilot dead

Update: Searchers locate wreckage of missing plane, pilot dead

A Coastal Helicopters crew spotted the wreckage of a missing small plane Thursday afternoon in the Point Howard area between Juneau and Gustavus. A Juneau Mountain Rescue team later found the pilot’s body at the crash site.

UPDATE: Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for missing small plane near Point Howard

UPDATE: Coast Guard, good Samaritans searching for missing small plane near Point Howard

The Coast Guard and a commercial helicopter company are looking for a small plane that went missing between Juneau and Gustavus this morning.