Scott Pierce left Haines Sunday morning aboard the 25-foot sail boat Darshan. He was due into Juneau on Monday.
Unidentified Indian national reported missing in waters north of Kiska
In a somber and sometimes emotional press conference Monday in Anchorage, Public Safety Commissioner Joe Masters said that Helo 1′s pilot, Mel Nading, 55, Trooper Tage Toll, 40, of the Talkeetna post, and a body believed to be that of snowmachiner Carl Ober were aboard the downed craft.
Forty-one years ago, a Kodiak-bound fishing boat out of Mobile, Alabama, disappeared without a trace, taking all hands with it. Now the Coast Guard says the fishing vessel Katmai has been found.
The weather cleared up Saturday in the Bristol Bay region allowing the Alaska National Guard to recover the bodies of the pilot and copilot that were killed in Friday’s cargo plane crash north of Dillingham.
One person is dead and two are injured after a backcountry skiing accident near Haines on Sunday.
Scott Fischer, who was grooming a ski trail with a snowmachine, recommends that everyone stay off of the lake.
The 56-foot ‘Neptune’ is suffering from hole in the hull after Thursday’s grounding near Kodiak Island.
According to a release from Capital City Fire and Rescue, the fire in a second floor apartment was caused by Christmas lights.
No injuries reported after two people fell through ice at the face of the Mendenhall Glacier on Christmas Day.