Young Child Drowns in River in Selawik

Young Child Drowns in River in Selawik

On Wednesday night Alaska State Troopers were notified of the  drowning of a young child in Selawik. The Maniilaq Hospital contacted troopers at 9:03pm on Wednesday and reported that “a young child in Selawik was found floating in the river just outside of the parent’s residence and is deceased,” according to the report. Medical personnel […]

Selawik Woman Arrested on Attempted Murder/Assault Charges in Connection with Injured Infant

Selawik Woman Arrested on Attempted Murder/Assault Charges in Connection with Injured Infant

Alaska State Troopers revealed that a Selawik woman has been arrested and jailed on attempted murder and assault charges following a report of a nine-month-old infant being treated for injuries at the Selawik clinic on Sunday. Troopers were informed of the injured infant at 5:46 pm on Sunday and opened an investigation with 26-year-old Albertha […]

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Remains of Overdue Snowmachiner Found Near Selawik Hot Springs

Alaska State Troopers say that their death investigation into the death of a Fairbanks man who died outside of Selawik Hot Springs currently shows no suspicious circumstances. 27-year-old Travis Loughridge, of Fairbanks departed Shungnak at approximately noon on Saturday on his way to Fairbanks. When he departed, he was on a black Ski-Doo 800 and […]

Troopers Arrest 17-Year-Old in Sunday Selawik Firearms Incident

Alaska state trooper’s report that there were no injuries reported in Tuesday’s Selawik shooting incident and one arrest has been made. Troopers say the calls began coming in on Tuesday reporting a morning shooting incident in the community of Selawik, with calls continuing to come in until Thursday. Interviews were completed by troopers during the […]