Expert witnesses have described serious problems with the boat’s stability report.
A two-week federal inquiry into the fatal sinking of the F/V Scandies Rose — lost on New Year’s Eve 2019 west of Kodiak Island — will open on Monday in Seattle.
A final report released Jan. 28 by the National Transportation Safety Board says there isn’t enough evidence to explain how or why the plane crashed.
The Kodiak man killed while trying to pilot his small plane from Ketchikan to the Lower 48 apparently ran out of fuel a few miles from an airport.
A technical breakdown causing recent outages to the Coast Guard’s emergency VHF radio towers across Southeast Alaska has been fixed, the Coast Guard says.
A Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka responded to transport the man to a hospital.
Coast Guard spokesperson Petty Officer Steve Strohmaier said Wednesday that units were activated to help search both from the air and water.
For some of the young Tuluksak volunteers, this is their first time looking for a missing body.
Alaska State Troopers report that the body of Nick Garner, 39, was found last Wednesday, four days after a skiff laden with a snowmachine in its bow hit a large wave and overturned with three men aboard.
Two men, Peter Sallaffie and Joseph Hale, drove into an unmarked open hole in the ice near Tuluksak. The loss marks the first deaths to open water along the Kuskokwim River this winter.