Tag: Helicopter

Game Board OKs Helicopter Bear Hunt In Middle Kuskokwim Area

The state Game Board has given authority to the Fish and Game Department for helicopter bear hunting in the middle Kuskokwim area. Aerial wolf hunting was already allowed. The plan will allow the helicopter hunt starting next spring.

Ft. Wainwright Aviation Unit Returns to Fairbanks

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A Ft. Wainwright based aviation unit that’s returned to Fairbanks was one of the last to leave Iraq, as the United States completes it pull out from the country.

Longliner Aground off Alaska Peninsula

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A Halibut longliner went aground near Aniakchak Bay yesterday morning and the three crew members were rescued from a lifeboat by a coast Guard helicopter out of Kodiak. The crew of the 32-foot vessel "Bear," out of Homer, was wearing survival suits.

Memorial Honors One-Year Anniversary of Helicopter Crash

Thursday, July 7, 2011 marks the one-year anniversary of the crash of Coast Guard helicopter 6017, on a routine flight between Astoria, Oregon, and its home base at Air Station Sitka.

Alaska News Nightly: July 7, 2011

Alaska Senators Back ‘Pilot’s Bill of Rights', ‘Bullet Line’ May Disrupt Plans for Cook Inlet Drilling, Sea Otters Tagged for Population Study, New Statistics Show Unemployment Rates are Higher for Veterans, and more...