Flags to be lowered Friday for victims of Helo-1 crash
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Gov. Sean Parnell has ordered state flags to be flown at half-staff Friday in honor of the Alaska State Trooper and trooper pilot who were lost in the recent Helo-1 crash. State flags will remain at half-staff until Sunday at sunset.
Mel Nading, a veteran trooper pilot, and Trooper Tage Toll were killed when their helicopter went down near Talkeetna. Memorial services for Nading and Toll will be Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Newly elected School Board members Misty Archibald, Matt Eisenhower and Alma Manabat Parker will take the oath of office at the start of Wednesday’s Ketchikan School Board meeting. more
The poles were moved from the Saxman carving shed to the old fire station on Main Street in Ketchikan, which will be a temporary carving shed for the next eight months as the Saxman shed is expanded. more