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Search underway for Ketchikan hiker the Granite Creek area of Sitka. Sitka resident Byron Kashevarof, 31, was located after a hasty search by Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department, and he was taken to the hospital as a precaution...
Missing hunter found by Sitka Mountain Rescue

...Byron Kashevarof, 31, of Sitka, was hunting and became lost on Friday night, Alaska State Troopers reported. Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department responded to the case.Kashevarof was found about 1...
Coast Guard rescues two stranded fishermen

...boat Mirage was aground on Low Island about 10 miles west of Sitka.The Coast Guard sent a small boat crew with Sitka Mountain Rescue members to respond to the incident, but the boat was unable to reach the Mirage due to low tide. The Coast Guard...
Coast Guard rescues 2 injured boaters near Sitka

...Kiwi was able to tow the Atlantis to a nearby beach where the Jayhawk crew was able to reach the injured boaters. Sitka Mountain Rescue towed the vessel back to Sitka. Weather reported at the time of the incident was 12 mph winds and a temperature...
5 stranded hikers rescued on mountain near Sitka

...from the ridge and taken to Sitka by 3:30 p.m.Alaska State Troopers coordinated the effort, and also had Sitka Mountain Rescue volunteers ready to conduct a ground rescue if the hoist wasn't possible.
Coast Guard, rescue team locates overdue boater near Sitka

...helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man aboard his 32-foot fishing vessel, Saltshaker, and guided a Sitka Mountain Rescue boat crew to the location to provide assistance, Petty Officer First Class Sara Francis said in a release.The...

...Station Sitka rescue helicopter crew transported a Sitka Mountain Rescue team to Mount Bassie at 7:05 this morning. The...this morning when weather conditions improved. The Sitka Mountain Rescue team planned to escort the remaining hikers down...
Photo: Located by gunfire

...rescuers found the two men about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday near Indian River, a mile southeast of Sitka. Members of Sitka Mountain Rescue asked the Coast Guard for help in locating the two hunters. Rescuers found the two, who were uninjured, by communicating...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...picked up by helicopter.'' About 9:30 p.m. Thursday, a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter took a team of three Sitka mountain rescue personnel to the site. The trio was set down on the unnamed glacier about an hour later and camped with the hikers...
Woman seeks help after husband's search called off

...private vessels searched 918 miles of shoreline and 735 miles of open water repeatedly, the statement continued. A Sitka Mountain Rescue ground-search team searched 41 2 miles north of where the vessel was believed to have gone down and found no...


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