Tag: Rescue

Juneau Man Presumed Missing at Sea

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A 65-year-old Juneau man is presumed missing at sea after his unmanned skiff was discovered in the waters of southeast Alaska.

Anchorage Animal Control Deals With Influx Of Rescues

Anchorage’s animal control facility is coping with rescue dogs and cats, even parakeets from two animal cruelty cases.

Search Continues for Missing Fairbanks Man

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The search continues for a Fairbanks man missing northeast of the city. Gerald DeBerry was last seen Monday riding a 4 wheeler in the Frozen Foot Creek area, near mile 70 of the Steese highway.

Sitka Crabber Rescued After Boat Sinks in Chatham

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A search and rescue team from Angoon rescued a Sitka crab fisherman whose boat rolled over and sank in Chatham Strait yesterday (Thursday).

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.

Plane Crash Between McGrath, Anvik Kills Two

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A plane crash between McGrath and Anvik Saturday night took two lives and left a family stranded at the hillside crash site until the next day, when the National Guard could get aircraft in.

Two Rescued After Boat Hits Rocks in Southeast

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A Coast Guard helicopter pulled two men off a pleasure boat that hit the rocks in Southeast on Thursday. A slight sheen is reported in the water where the Jessie B sank, in McHenry Inlet on Etolin Island. The two rescued were taken to Thorne Bay.

Coast Guard Tows Distressed Boat to Valdez

The Coast Guard had a busy Saturday in Prince William Sound.

Two Rescued After Plane Crash

An airplane belonging to an artist and aerial photographer crashed on Pioneer Peak Wednesday morning.

Pioneering Climber to Recall Deadly Mt. McKinley Excursion

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One of the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount McKinley from the South Buttress route is back in Alaska to tell his story. George Argus reached the peak with a team of men in 1954. He nearly didn’t make it back alive.

Alaska News Nightly: June 27, 2011

State House Still Mulling Over Coastal Management Program, Hoonah Gets Federal Funds for Broadband Internet, ACS Goes ‘4G’Crash Near Beluga Lake Kills Pilot, and more...

Stranded Hiker Rescued Near Skagway

An injured hiker stranded on the rocks near Skagway was heard by the lookout on the state ferry Malaspina and rescued by the crew last Thursday night.

Rescued Polar Bear Cub Makes Debut at Alaska Zoo

A polar bear cub rescued from the North Slope last month is making a quick recovery at the Alaska Zoo. The female cub of the year was underweight and weak when she was found at the Alpine Oil Field, separated from her mother.