“I see the boat penciled — straight up and down in the air. The bow was straight up in the air, and then it sinks. My heart drops. I tried to do everything I could to get those guys out.”
The Alaska Earthquake Center says there have been dozens of aftershocks since the Wednesday night quake in the Aleutian Islands. There is no tsunami threat expected.
A LifeMed medevac flight went into the water after taking off from Unalaska Airport on Jan. 16. The National Transportation Safety Board is still investigating the cause of the crash.
A LifeMed medevac flight crashed into the water Thursday morning near Unalaska shortly after taking off from the island’s airport. No one was seriously hurt.
Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands has intensified, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet in the air.
The U.S. Coast Guard says a seaman will face a court martial on murder and other charges in the death of a fellow seaman.
Rescuers on scene said the elements were against them: 40 mph winds, well-below-freezing temperatures, and high seas as they searched for the boat and crew.
The project would bring fiber optic cable from Kodiak to Unalaska, spanning approximately 428 miles.
This year is the first that the plant, now owned by Trident Seafoods, won’t be processing cod — and that’s because of climate change.
The Dunleavy administration acknowledges in its budget proposal that many rural Alaska areas depend on troopers for law enforcement and that current trooper staffing levels delay responses to violent crimes, including sexual assault and murder.