Troopers Believe that 72-Year-Old Priest Died in Chefornak Rectory Fire

Troopers Believe that 72-Year-Old Priest Died in Chefornak Rectory Fire

A 72-year-old Jesuit priest in Chefornak was the likely victim of a morning fire in that village on Wednesday, troopers report. Positive identification has yet to be made by the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage. Witnesses report that a fire broke out in the Church Rectory on Wednesday morning, and despite efforts to reach […]

Large Fire Burns throughout Weekend in Emmonak

Large Fire Burns throughout Weekend in Emmonak

A fire that started in the office area of a Kwikpac Fisheries warehouse in Emmonak on Saturday afternoon, quickly grew in size to envelope and destroy five buildings in that community as the fire raged throughout the weekend, troopers reported. Troopers and the community’s VPSO were notified of smoke¬†pouring from a window from one of […]