Good visibility and clear weather helped searchers continue looking for the missing aircraft in Katmai National Park yesterday. The Katmai Park superintendent has said that the search will continue as long as the good weather holds. (more…)
TRAPPER CREEK – Alaska State Troopers responded to a report of an aircraft emergency landing on the Parks Highway Wednesday afternoon. (more…)
KTNA’s morning news, weather, echos, announcements for August 26th. Host is Sue Deyoe. Headlines – Plane crashes on Parks Highway; Missing hiker in Denali walks into road camp. Voters approve measure 2; Primary election results in the Upper Valley. 16 min.
The ground search for missing hiker, 54-year-old John MacGregor, of Jasper, Georgia is continuing today inside Denali National Park. There are now 70 people involved in the search as well as a dog team from Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs. (photo courtesy of NPS) (more…)
KTNA’s morning news, echos, weather, announcements for August 25th, hosted by Sue Deyoe. Headlines – Primary election results show Miller ahead of Murkowski; Two collisions on Parks Highway keep EMS busy; Missing hiker in Denali; Talkeetna helicopter being used in search for missing Katmai plane; McDonnell receives high award. 16 min.
CRASH SITE— Alaska State Troopers took this photo of the downed DeHavilland Otter in the Muklung Hills north of Dillingham. The crash killed former Senator Ted Stevens and four other people. Photo courtesy of AST
KTNA’s news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, hosted by Diana Haecker. Local news headlines: Locals remember Ted Stevens; Names released of other crash victims and survivors. (16 min.)
TED STEVENS IN ACTION— Former Senator Ted Stevens toured Shishmaref in 2007 and preferred riding the fourwheeler over an arranged ride in a truck. Stevens died yesterday in a plane crash. Photo by Diana Haecker
Former Senator Ted Stevens, 86, died in a plane crash north of Dillingham on Monday. Residents don’t remember Ted Stevens coming to Talkeetna, but his legacy has touched the region in numerous ways. KTNA’s Diana Haecker has this story.