Investigator: Removal of Alaska plane wreckage weeks away

...early as Friday. But he said it would only contain basic information.Eight cruise ship passengers on a flightseeing shore excursion were killed along with their pilot when their plane went down Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument.
Crashes brought safety steps for tourism flights

...The locations of the webcams include Misty Fjords National Monument in Southeast Alaska, where the plane operated by Promech Air...geographic area. It can be beautiful in Misty Fjords National Monument but horrible just a few miles away in Ketchikan.Officials...
Crashes in Alaska brought safety steps for tourism flights

...sightseeing planes.Federal documents reviewed Monday state that weather cameras had been installed at Misty Fjords National Monument, where a sightseeing plane crashed last week and killed all nine people aboard.The cameras were set up and a weather training...
Survey: Confederate flag push hits key milestone in S. Carolina

...rule is part of the 2000 compromise that took the flag off the Statehouse dome and put a smaller, square version beside a monument to Confederate soldiers.The flag push follows the shooting deaths of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 29, 2015

...Thumbs down to the unfriendly skies. On Thursday, a Promech Air flight out of Ketchikan crashed in Misty Fjords National Monument, killing all nine aboard. It was Alaska's deadliest air disaster in two years and a reminder that what we take for granted...
Recovery effort resumes after deadly plane crash

...Otter turboprop went down on Thursday in Misty Fjords National Monument near Ketchikan. The cause of the crash remains under investigation...the more than 3,000-square-mile Misty Fjord National Monument in its floatplanes."Towering granite cliffs, 1,000-foot...
9 killed when float plane crashes in Misty Fjords

...locator transmitter activated in the Misty Fjords National Monument, and a helicopter pilot spotted the downed aircraft above...the more than 3,000-square-mile Misty Fjord National Monument in its floatplanes."Towering granite cliffs, 1,000-foot...
Investigators at Alaska site of plane crash that killed 9

...disaster, said Clint Johnson, head of the board's Alaska office.The plane was on its way back from the Misty Fjords National Monument Johnson said. The terrain where the plane crashed is steep, mountainous, and often sees strong winds and rain.Johnson...
Hundreds attend funerals for church shooting victims

...worried openly about a backlash as people take matters into their own hands."Black Lives Matter" was spray-painted on a monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia, on Thursday, only the latest statue to be defaced. On Tuesday...
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Confederate heritage group loses its Southern influence

...state's most influential elected offices. He brokered the 2000 compromise that brought the flag from atop the dome to a monument out front, and said it would never move again.McConnell, now president of the College of Charleston, said even he supports...
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