Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

Names of Victims in February 4th Chitina Aircraft Crash Released

On Thursday morning AST released the names of the pilot and passenger who died in the crash of a Cessna 185 outside of Chitina near the Wrangell-St.Elias National Park following positive ID by the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage. Identified were 45-year-old Christopher Maize, of Glennallen/Anchorage, the pilot, and passenger 36-year-old Andrew Broders of […]

One Succumbs to Cold, One Missing, and One Survives in Chignik Lake Capsize Saturday Afternoon

One Succumbs to Cold, One Missing, and One Survives in Chignik Lake Capsize Saturday Afternoon

AST revealed that five Chignik Lake residents were rescued while one body was recovered and one remains missing after a tragic Saturday afternoon incident there. At 3:16 pm on Saturday afternoon, Fairbanks troopers were alerted that a skiff with three aboard had capsized while transporting a snow machine on its bow after encountering a wave […]

APD Identifies Tow Truck Driver Loading Impounded Vehicle Struck and Killed on DeBarr Sunday Morning

APD Identifies Tow Truck Driver Loading Impounded Vehicle Struck and Killed on DeBarr Sunday Morning

UPDATE: Anchorage police have released the identity of the 57-year-old tow truck driver killed in the Saturday morning collision by a DUI driver as he was processing an impounded vehicle on DeBarr as  Hans M. Moore. ORIGINAL: Anchorage police say that a tow truck driver, while at the scene of a crash in east Anchorage, […]

Inmate at Anchorage Correctional Dies following Four Day Stay at Hospital

Inmate at Anchorage Correctional Dies following Four Day Stay at Hospital

On Wednesday morning, the Alaska Bureau of Investigation–Major Crimes Unit, was informed of an expected death of an inmate at the Anchorage Correctional Center. They were notified that 48-year-old William Olsen JR had been transported to a local hospital after experiencing a medical emergency at the complex on November 20th. After receiving treatment, it was […]

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