Local News

Apparent suicide on POW

Alaska State Troopers are investigating an apparent suicide on Prince of Wales Island. Troopers discovered the body of a man outside of a truck near Hydaburg Road and One Duck Trailhead after responding to a call around 7 a.m. Tuesday.

A spokesperson for the troopers told KRBD that while next of kin has been identified, those family members have not yet been contacted.

The state medical examiner in Anchorage will conduct an autopsy of the body to determine whether the death was a suicide.

Recent News

POW hunters rescued after getting lost

Troopers report that the hunters were not able to find their way back to the road, and didn’t have the equipment needed to spend the night in the forest. more

2 executive sessions over litigation with the state

Borough Seal
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets Monday, more