Sitka Man Perishes in Boating Accident while out Gathering Herring Eggs in Southeast

Sitka Man Perishes in Boating Accident while out Gathering Herring Eggs in Southeast

AST reports that Wildlife Troopers are conducting an investigation into the cause of a fatal boating accident that took place in the Starrigavan Boat Launch area on Friday. State and Wildlife Troopers were alerted to two boaters being thrown from a 17-foot skiff near Lisianski Point just after 12 noon on Friday afternoon. The two […]

5-Year-Old in Sunday’s Kuskokwim Watercraft Collision Succumbs to Her Injuries

5-Year-Old in Sunday’s Kuskokwim Watercraft Collision Succumbs to Her Injuries

  Alaska State Troopers have divulged additional information on the fatal collision on the Johnson River on Sunday. According to AST, the collision took place on a blind turn in the river. David Berlin, in an 18-foot Alweld flatbottom skiff was negotiating the turn with 5-year-old Danielle Berlin-Walker aboard when traveling downriver and making the […]

Two Rescued, One Missing in Monday Kenai River Boating Accident

Two Rescued, One Missing in Monday Kenai River Boating Accident

Two boaters were rescued, and one remains missing following a Monday evening boating accident where the three men’s boat overturned near the Moose Meadows area on the Kenai River, AST reports. The Soldotna Public Safety Communications Center received several calls of the overturned vessel at 6:59 PM on Monday. According to the callers, two men were […]

Anchorage Man Charged with DUI, Manslaughter in Saturday’s Fatal Flat Lake Boating Collision

Anchorage Man Charged with DUI, Manslaughter in Saturday’s Fatal Flat Lake Boating Collision

An Anchorage man was arrested on manslaughter and assault charges following a boating accident on Flat Lake following a preliminary investigation by troopers on Saturday late Saturday afternoon. State and Wildlife troopers and Park Rangers responded to Flat Lake, adjacent to Big Lake after receiving a report of a serious boating accident at 3:04 pm on […]

Colorado Man Dies in Kenai River Boating Accident

Colorado Man Dies in Kenai River Boating Accident

The Alaska State Troopers along with the Alaska Wildlife Troopers, Alaska State Park Rangers, Soldotna Police Department and Central Emergency Services responded to the Kenai River near Centennial on Friday night after AST received news of an incident there, the trooper dispatch reported on Sunday. According to the report, troopers learned that four boaters had […]