Two Arrested, Victim Medevaced in Quinhagak

Two Arrested, Victim Medevaced in Quinhagak

An assault victim was medevaced from the community of Quihagak to the hospital in Bethel on Sunday following a serious alcohol-fuel altercation in that small southwest Alaska community, troopers reported. Troopers were notified of the assault in Quinhagak at 8:10 pm on Sunday and responded to the community to find that 31-year-old Derick Johnson and […]

Kotzebue Homicide Suspect Peter Wilson to be Arraigned on Murder Charges Today

Kotzebue Homicide Suspect Peter Wilson to be Arraigned on Murder Charges Today

Through evidence gathering and other areas of the investigation, investigators have refuted the claims made by Kotzebue man, Peter Wilson, and as a result he has now been charged with three counts of Murder I, Kidnapping, and four counts of Sexual Abuse of a Minor I, all felonies. During the preliminary investigation, Wilson had told […]

USCG, National Guard, Mountain Rescue Continue Search for Missing Mendenhall Tower Climbers

USCG, National Guard, Mountain Rescue Continue Search for Missing Mendenhall Tower Climbers

Troopers are reporting that an Army National Guard helicopter is standing by to launch if a favorable weather window develops affording them the chance to conduct a further search of the Mendenhall Towers area for two missing climbers. George “Ryan” Johnson, of Juneau, and Marc-Andre Leclerc of British Columbia remain missing since last heard from […]