Sitka Landslide Search Suspended Due to Weather Sitka, AK - Operations were suspended through the weekend, as the search continues for the third person missing in the Sitka Landslide. Authorities in Sitka, say heavy rainfall caused them to stop searching for City Building Official William Stortz around ... 09/27/2015 - 5:07 am | View Link
Governor Assesses Sitka Damage, Search for Slide Victims Continues Searchers retrieved one body from the massive, deadly Sitka mudslide and two remain missing on Thursday as searchers continue to work through the debris. 25-year-old Ulises Diaz and 26-year-old Elmer Diaz, two men working on a house in the path of the ... 08/20/2015 - 7:03 am | View Link
Walker visits Sitka as search continues for missing men Gov. Bill Walker was in Sitka Wednesday to assess the damage from a series of landslides that hit the city after heavy rains Tuesday. He also met with the families of three people missing since that morning. Meanwhile, the search for those three men was ... 08/19/2015 - 6:24 pm | View Link
Troopers Find Haines Man Dead After Search A separate and unrelated Sitka search continues. According to an Alaska State Troopers dispatch, 26-year-old Jonathan Ward’s body was found near the Southeast State Fairgrounds in Haines just before 10 a.m. He was reported missing Tuesday night by family ... 11/13/2013 - 10:22 am | View Link
Search continues for missing Sitka man Teams are searching for a 19-year-old who has gone missing. Scott Falzerano, Jr., was last seen on Monday morning, November 11, at home in Sitka’s Indian River neighborhood. His family reported him missing on Tuesday. Twenty members of Sitka Mountain ... 11/12/2013 - 5:18 pm | View Link
Search crews recover body of last man missing in Sitka ... Recovery efforts have been put on hold to keep everyone safe as the search continues for the third and final missing person from the Kramer Avenue landslide in Sitka. 10/6/2015 - 5:33 am | View Website
UPDATE: Three missing individuals in Sitka presumed dead UPDATE 9:00 P.M. The three missing individuals are presumed deceased at this point, Sitka City spokeswoman Sarah Peterson told KTUU. "A geologist will determine if ... 10/5/2015 - 8:21 pm | View Website
Sitka | Coast Guard News SITKA, Alaska — A Unified Command has been formed to respond to a release of diesel fuel from the Jarvis St. Power Plant over the weekend. Coast Guard Sector Juneau ... 10/5/2015 - 5:34 am | View Website
Man dies after jumping off bridge in Sitka | KTVA ... ANCHORAGE – A Washington state man was discovered dead in Sitka Saturday after he failed to swim to shore after jumping off a bridge, authorities say. 10/4/2015 - 5:49 am | View Website
Search & Rescue Archives Authorities have recovered the body of a man missing in the river system near Fairbanks since August. 10/3/2015 - 3:09 pm | View Website
A crowd watched in awe Monday evening as a broad-shouldered pastor in street clothes ferried an uprooted casket through swollen floodwaters in Dorchester County, an image that soon went viral on the Internet.
The extreme rains that flooded parts of South Carolina were so statistically unlikely that calling the multiday rainfall a 1-in-1,000-year event, as the governor did, turns out to have been an understatement.