Search & Rescue

Coast Guard rescues Wrangell man

A Coast Guard helicopter this morning (Tuesday) pulled a Wrangell man from his boat this morning as it was sinking. Forty-seven-year-old Lester Kuntz was rescued in Keku Strait, just south of Conclusion Island. The Coast Guard launched an unsuccessful search for him yesterday after he was reported missing. Spokeswoman Charley Hengen says Kuntz had been…

Body found; no foul play suspected

The body of a Juneau woman was found in a ditch Friday morning near the intersection of Valley Boulevard and Mendenhall Loop Road. Juneau police have identified her as 48-year-old Marilyn Williams, born on February 26, 1963. A witness on his way to a bus stop saw the body and called police. Capital City Fire…