Search and Rescue personnel are marking the hole, which is located near the OP Lighthouse and the spit. The hole is on the left side of the Yukon for those traveling upriver.
Jeffery Kimoktoak, 26, was found about 60 miles north of Elim just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday. He has no reported injuries, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Search efforts in Unalakleet have entered their fifth day, as the community continues looking for 74-year-old Vivian Foote.
Village Public Safety Officers in Norton Sound just got a boost thanks to NSEDC’s donation of 16 thermal imaging cameras for use in search and rescue missions.
A man diving off a dredge was found floating in the water and declared dead late Wednesday.
Troopers are suspending their involvement in the search for 21-year-old Clarence Ray Olanna from Brevig Mission, but local searchers pledge to continue.
Clarence Olanna, 21, has been missing from Brevig Mission since Monday, July 14.
The Rasmuson Foundation is the largest philanthropic organization in Alaska, awarding $33,500,000 in grants in 2013—including a match-funded grant to this station for an expansion project. But in the last few years, only about 1% of that money has gone for projects in the Bering Strait Region.
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