38-year-old Travis Siekert was hunting an estimated 35 miles northwest of St. Mary’s when he began suffering from serious medical issues.
There are no survivors after a mid-air plane collision Wednesday morning near Russian Mission. On Thursday, State Troopers and the NTSB continued their investigations.
Unalakleet will receive the largest single grant on the USDA Rural Development agency’s list totaling 6.6 million dollars. According to Larry Yerich, the public information coordinator for USDA Rural Development, the agency has invested more than $2 billion in rural Alaska since 2009.
Late Monday night, Derek Sipary, Noel Tinker, and Thaddeus Riley were on a moose hunting trip when their boat struck a submerged log, causing them to be thrown from the boat. Riley was pulled under the water by the current and did not resurface.
Legal alcohol sales began in Bethel last week. Some community leaders are concerned about how sales may affect dry villages.
The burglaries began with a break-in at the gas station. All of the incidents are probably connected to three or four individuals, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski addressed more than port development last week. One of the biggest topics was Unalakleet’s water crisis.
A large mid-August pulse of fall chum and coho salmon is keeping commercial fishermen busy in the lower river, but those upriver say they have yet to meet their subsistence needs.
As Chinook salmon make it to spawning grounds in Canada, subsistence fishing along the Yukon ebbs as fishermen await fall chums.
Along the Yukon River, Alaska’s intense summer wildland fires and ongoing gear restrictions for subsistence fishermen are keeping fishing to a minimum.