Troopers, Rescue Assets Search for Missing Sport Fisherman on Willow Creek

Troopers, Rescue Assets Search for Missing Sport Fisherman on Willow Creek

  Alaska State Troopers report that a search is ongoing by MAT-SAR, troopers, park rangers, and Helo-3 for an elderly sport fisherman in thhe Willow Creek State Recreational area after he was reported overdue on Thursday evening. AST reports that a family member of 76-year-old William “Bill”Hartlage called in to report Hartlage overdue at approximately […]

‘Alaskan Girl’ Skipper Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation

‘Alaskan Girl’ Skipper Sentenced for Clean Water Act Violation

  The  U.S. Attorney’s office announced sentencing of a Bellingham skipper on Wednesday to Clean Water Act violations for unlawfully dumping a pollutant into Sumner Strait in southeast Alaska on June 15th, 2017 while enroute to Petersburg from Wrangell. According to court documents, 32-year-old Brannon Finney was fined $8,000, must pay a community service payment […]