Troopers received a report at about 8:45pm Saturday of an emergency locator beacon signal sent by the two men.
The State Medical Examiner is working to identify a body found in Gambell on Monday. Troopers believe it’s Gladys Aningayou, who went missing last week.
The body was discovered Monday around 11 p.m. The remains will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Anchorage to confirm the identity.
Gladys Aningayou was last seen Thursday evening. Gambell residents have searched the community, including abandoned buildings and camps, but they’ve found no sign of Aningayou.
Graduation speaker Evita Samuels, 33, “died [Tuesday] at the [Diomede] school where she was staying,” Troopers said Wednesday. Foul play is not suspected.
Alaska State Troopers are investigating the shooting death of a Unalakleet man after investigators say he got in to a “physical altercation” with another man Sunday night.
Break-ins in Teller and Elim, and a car theft in Nome, have kept Troopers busy.
Search and Rescue efforts for a young man in Brevig Mission have ended.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
IN SPITE OF THIS SEASON’S unprecedented closure of fishing for Chinook salmon in Western Alaska, the state’s approach to policing wildlife has remained largely unchanged.