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 […]

P/V Enforcer Plucks Two from Prince of Wales Island Early Sunday

P/V Enforcer Plucks Two from Prince of Wales Island Early Sunday

AST reported on Monday morning that a search for two fishermen ended successfully early Sunday morning after searching the areas around West Island and Prince of Wales Island in the darkness. At 22:35 pm Saturday night, the Alaska Public Safety vessel P/V Enforcer was anchored seven miles distant from the West Island area, when they […]

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Hydaburg Man

Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Hydaburg Man

The US Coast Guard announced on Saturday that they were suspending the search for the missing Hydaburg man, 20-year-old Francis Charles of Hydaburg following negative results. Hydaburg SAR contacted the watchstanders at the USCG Sector Juneau Command Center and requested assistance in the search for Charles on Thursday evening.  Charles had failed to return to […]