A commercial company wants to launch small payloads into the Earth’s orbit and is conducting tests for a future launch from Alaska Aerospace Corporation’s facility at Narrow Cape. The goal is to develop a streamlined rocket or vehicle to carry small payloads.
U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska law enforcement agencies seized 56 grams of heroin, an ounce of methamphetamine, and almost 2 pounds of non-commercial marijuana in a large-scale search for illegal activity on ferries in Washington state and Alaska.
An airplane with 11 people on board has crashed on Mount Jumbo on Prince of Wales Island. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, all 11 have reportedly survived. Petty Officer Charly Hengen said the plane crashed about 2,000 feet up the mountain.