Jayhawk pilot Lieutenant Leo Lake says the Coast Guard Forward Operating Location in Kotzebue allowed the crew to respond within twenty minutes.
38-year-old Travis Siekert was hunting an estimated 35 miles northwest of St. Mary’s when he began suffering from serious medical issues.
70-year-old Michael Fay of Springfield, MO, is reported to have hurt his back while operating his all-terrain vehicle an estimated 55 miles northeast of Nome.
As President Barack Obama shifts his focus to western Alaska, Kotzebue residents discuss oil, erosion, and subsistence.
Trooper spokesperson Tim DeSpain says no charges are anticipated against anyone involved in the incident.
Five people were under observation for after two separate meals of fermented seal flipper in Koyuk. Only three were given the anti-toxin for botulism.
Routine maintenance for the only helicopter providing flights to and from the Bering Strait island community of Little Diomede has left store shelves empty and essentials scarce.
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.
A Sunday house fire in Koyuk claimed the life of one elder and seriously injured one other person.
A program for subsurface blasting on land just west of Nome’s airport was first scheduled to close the airport for an hour a day during weekdays. Now the program will run seven days a week.