The captain of the ship reported the incident after a cruise ship camera showed the woman going overboard at approximately 3 a.m. Tuesday as the ship sailed from Juneau to Skagway.
The National Park Service is searching for a solo climber on Denali after he failed to check in with a friend by satellite phone for several days.
It’s the first river death in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta this year.
The good Samaritan was aware of the risks — she’s a five-year veteran of Sitka’s search and rescue team.
So far this winter, Jeffrey Wright had hiked up Mt. Verstovia at least half a dozen times with one goal in mind: hiking the full trail in the snow.
Juneau police are looking for feedback on the new page, which has photos and descriptions of missing people and details about when they were last seen.
A 62-year-old man was hoisted from the 254-foot fish processor Phoenix after he experienced stroke-like symptoms, according to a USCG news release.
Kaleb Westfall sent his sister a one-word message from his inReach device: “Crash.” He was 50 miles north of Dillingham, and he thought he had a broken femur.
The grounding ruptured one of the tug’s fuel tanks, which can hold around 13,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The state says that a sheen was observed covering an area of around 4 nautical miles, north to Salisbury Sound.
Clifford White was the fifth person to go missing in Juneau last year.