Valdez man dies of heart attack while skiing

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say a 49-year-old Valdez man has died after suffering a heart attack while skiing at Alyeska Ski Resort.Troopers say they were notified shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday that medics were performing...
TV show to profile late Alaska serial killer, Isreal Keyes so his daughter wouldn't be able to find any information up on the Internet or his mother wouldn't have a heart attack reading what he did.The FBI has publicly released a timeline of travels and crimes by Keyes, hoping to shed light...
Kookesh to step down as Sealaska board chair on Tuesday. Kookesh has served as the board chair for 14 years.In a letter to shareholders, Kookesh said a heart attack in March has required him to cut back on work commitments. He writes that he's made a full recovery and is in good...
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Alaska Federation of Natives elects younger leadership

...absent from Saturday's election. Former Sen. Albert Kookesh served as a co-chair for 14 years. Kookesh said a heart attack earlier this year forced him to reconsider his obligations."I want to live to be well into my 80s and 90s and if...
The right place, the right time

...The police officer was right. An older man, who had just run a 5K earlier that morning back in 2011, had a massive heart attack and went into cardiac arrest on the sidewalk. Mahoney happened to be nearby on Ninth Street, was one of the first...
Brandon Pilot Invitational hosts regions best grapplers

...the past 16 years, has taken over the Crimson Bears' head coaching duties from Kris Mercer, who suffered a recent heart attack and under doctor's orders must take a year away from the mats."A lot of these kids have gotten a lot better since...
Dying sex offender's family pleads for mercy

...taken its toll, the family said. They said he suffered head trauma when he was young, and that he had a crippling heart attack about six years ago.Mentally, he has serious issues, the prosecutors said, noting that Strickling used to sleep...
Kookesh, others to challenge overfishing charges

...served as a state representative from 1997 until 2005, and then as a state senator until 2013. Kookesh suffered a heart attack in March of last year and he says as a result he's been taking on fewer commitments.Kookesh said there were no plans...
Is this the end?

...flinch. Blair Cherry was so sick of it, he couldn't wait to go into the oil business."You dig a hole," he once said, "and oil comes out, or it doesn't.He died a rich man at 65 of a heart attack, having never looked back.
Kookesh condition upgraded to 'fair'

A week after suffering a heart attack in Juneau and being flown to Anchorage for medical care, the most severe.Family and friends said Kookesh had a heart attack last Monday while waiting to board a flight at Juneau International...


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