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.
A Homer man was walking on a piece of ice near Anchor Point on Saturday when it broke off and drifted into Cook Inlet.
Peavey had lived in the community of Meyers Chuck nearly his whole life, having moved there in 1949 at the age of seven.
An Alaska-based writer and photographer who survived an avalanche near Eagle River nearly 40 years ago — a bone-crushing event that killed his best friend and climbing partner — has won Outside Magazine’s inaugural survival stories essay contest.
On Valentine’s Day in 2019, Kaelyn Schneider’s mom Tracy Day went missing in Juneau. And for a long time, Schneider felt like her mom’s story disappeared, too.
According to a news release, the Coast Guard was notified that a 40-foot troller was in distress in Islet Passage, about 17 miles south of Sitka, near Kanga Bay.
There is no one organization that finds missing people in Juneau, and there aren’t many resources for family and friends.
Searchers found New Stuyahok resident Andrew Wyagon alive last week, more than 18 hours after he was reported missing, said Alaska State Troopers. Wyagon, 68, had left Dillingham on his snowmachine Wednesday morning, headed for New Stuyahok, a village roughly 50 miles away. But he didn’t arrive. He was reported overdue Wednesday evening. Searchers couldn’t…
Instead of waiting for police reports about missing persons, we started turning to social media where family members were organizing searches for loved ones who stayed away from home too long.