Fairbanks Pilot Indicted for Obstruction in 2014 Atigun Pass Crash Investigation

Fairbanks Pilot Indicted for Obstruction in 2014 Atigun Pass Crash Investigation

A Fairbanks Pilot was indicted by a federal grand jury in Anchorage on two charges of Obstruction before the National Transportation Board and piloting an aircraft without a valid airman’s certificate, the US Department of Justice announced on Thursday. According to the DoJ press release, 60-year-old Forest M. Kirst’s indictment stems from an incident that […]

Nathanial Kangas Found Guilty of Murder I in 2014 Shooting Deaths of Trooper Rich and Sergeant Johnson

Nathanial Kangas Found Guilty of Murder I in 2014 Shooting Deaths of Trooper Rich and Sergeant Johnson

22-year-old Nathanial Kangas of Tanana was found guilty of Murder I charges in the deaths of Sergeant Patrick Johnson and Trooper Gabe Rich on Monday after the jury began deliberations on Friday. Although, during the trial, the defense offered no evidence, the public defender told the court that Kangas should instead be convicted of Manslaughter not Murder […]