Peggie Joan Ward

...beach combing, and exploring.Peggie believed that you were never too old to learn new things. She became a certified scuba diver after age 40. She went back to school and graduated from the University of Alaska Juneau in 1985 with a degree in business...
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...commercial divers, Osterman said, and the divers had safety gear to protect them."Quite literally, all that Levi or any other diver had to do in this gear was turn a valve," the defense lawyer said.Wodyga's sister, Wendy Widmyer, was on the boat the...
European competition humbles Alaska cliff diver

FAIRBANKS - An Alaska diver with hopes of joining the Red Bull professional cliff diving circuit has returned home from a European competition with a bruised...
Search resumes for missing diver

SAND POINT - Authorities in Sand Point have resumed the search for a diver who disappeared Tuesday night while doing contract work for a local cannery. Co-workers said John Shannon was performing tests...
Jury: Negligent homicide conviction in diving death

...guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of a Kansas diver who died while harvesting sea cucumbers.The jury on Friday...was an accident and partly caused by Adams' inexperience as a diver.Wodyga was found guilty after the jury deliberated for about...
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

...millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had spread to this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island.He and another diver tallied the grim count on a clipboard he had taken underwater. Only two dozen adult starfish were found in an area where they...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest oil spill in such a delicate and remote region would be a disaster on many levels.Greg Huyler, a 51-year-old scuba diver from Yakima, Washington, stood on the sidewalk and shook his head in opposition to the event."It's a bunch of crap...
Diver finds skull fragment downtown

...human skull was found by a recreational diver on Monday morning, police said. The skull...Porter of the Juneau Police Department. The diver was diving off the steamship wharf in about...the area where the skull was found. The diver who found the skull was a member of a pod...
Diver breaks barriers in cold waters of Alaska

...Thanksgiving weekend. She was accepted into a diver's academy in New Jersey. While waiting...using the water, for example. A longtime diver himself, Stuart has taken Sullivan under...spots under the water that could suck a diver away in a few seconds. And those fast-moving...
Diver missing since Aug. 24 found dead

A 43-year-old diver found dead in the water off Lena Point...him. The regulator, which fits in the diver's mouth, released air when depressed...not know his dive qualifications. Local diver Mike Williams said a lot of things can...


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