Along with Petr Kellner, one of Europe’s richest men, the 2021 crash in the Chugach Mountains near Palmer killed two well-known American guides, a French snowboarder and the Wasilla-based pilot.
Eugene “Buzzy” Peltola Jr., former state regional director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, died after the Tuesday evening crash of a plane he was piloting in Western Alaska northeast of St. Mary’s.
Eugene “Buzzy” Peltola Jr., 57-year-old husband of Alaska’s U.S. Rep. Mary Peltola, died after the crash of a Piper Super Cub at a remote Southwestern Alaska moose hunting camp.
David Bower was charged with fourth-degree assault in an incident that’s prompted a policy review within the Soldotna Police Department for responses involving officers.
Flood watches remained in effect on Saturday night for the Matanuska and Susitna valleys.
The M/V Columbia docked Wednesday morning in Wrangell and was delayed for more than six hours. The fire was isolated to an ice machine, state transportation officials say.
Police on Thursday found the body of Saria Barney Hildabrand and on Friday arrested Alaska-based soldier Zarrius Hildabrand. The 21-year-old woman was a combat medic with the Alaska Army National Guard.
The wreckage was located Thursday in the park’s southwest preserve, the National Park Service said. The pilot of the Super Cub was shuttling hunters, according to federal investigators.
Matsu Valley Rebuild, a 4-year-old nonprofit, keeps waste out of the landfill and saves customers money on surplus or second-hand supplies from lumber to toilets and tools. Supporters are fundraising for a larger operation.
Alaska State Troopers say Seth Shacklett used a rifle to shoot 52-year-old Nelson Reece on Wednesday evening off Fairview Loop Road “after a disagreement.”
A man was found dead in a parking lot in the 100 block of West Dimond Boulevard after someone in the area reported hearing shots fired just after 5 a.m. Thursday, according to police.
The Alaska Board of Game approved the first-ever predator control targeting bears to help the struggling Mulchatna herd, though state biologists also say disease and changing food supplies might be a bigger factor overall.
Several new policies echo parts of Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s failed “parental rights” bill, the subject of a legal opinion indicating that lawsuits could result.
The federally protected animals were killed in mid-May, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is offering up to $5,000 for information.