One Sitka man has died and another sustained injuries after being thrown from their skiff while subsistence fishing for herring eggs on April 9.
The Alaska Air National Guard rescued the pilot of a crashed Cessna airplane near Lime Village on April 7.
The same weather that kept the stranded group on the glacier kept rescuers off it. Fortunately, the Sheldon Chalet was just a few miles away.
The man buried by an avalanche for at least 5 minutes sustained no injuries.
Four avalanches were reported on Mt. Ben Stewart on Sunday, while Eaglecrest Ski Area managers say there’s still an avalanche risk inside their boundaries when they are closed.
The team of firefighters and volunteers responded after a man fell into the water at night during a storm.
A witness who spoke with Andy Teuber before his helicopter went missing told investigators the executive was “distracted, and was not himself,” according to a preliminary report.
The patient was a 69-year-old man who fell while hiking near his home.
An Iditarod volunteer and two state wildlife troopers in Skwentna rescued an 8-year-old boy who fell through river ice at the Iditarod checkpoint on Tuesday.
A third of the community is without water and sewer following the fire.