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State Troopers Investigate Two Deaths In Pilot Station

An Alaska State Trooper cruiser. Photo: Matthew F. Smith, KNOM file.

According to Troopers, Teddy Heckman passed away sometime in the early morning hours on January 26th due to natural causes. On Friday (Feb 2nd) Troopers also responded to a report that Mary Wassillie had died sometime during the night. Troopers say the cause of death was natural causes.

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October ’71: The loss of Br. Huck

October 8, 1971 Traveling by small boat from the village of Pilot Station to St. Mary’s, 33-year-old Br. John Huck, SJ, and three others drown when their boat capsizes near the confluence of the Yukon and Andreafsky Rivers. Huck, who directed construction on the studio building, had become a great friend to the KNOM crew,…

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Update News: Thursday, August 1, 2013

In Thursday’s news: Toddler dies after being struck by slow-moving pickup in Pilot Station; Nome Common Council votes to begin investigative work at future site of Richard Foster Building; Congress is debating funding levels that will impact Alaska; California appeals court panel rules against special protections for developers of proposed Pebble Mine; Sarah Palin to…

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October 1971: The loss of Brother Huck

October 8, 1971 Traveling by small boat from the village of Pilot Station to St. Mary’s, 33-year-old Br. John Huck, SJ, and three others drown when their boat capsizes near the confluence of the Yukon and Andreafsky Rivers. Huck, who directed construction on the studio building, had become a great friend to the KNOM crew,…

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