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Congressman works to rid Alaska's waters of fish farms. A Fairbanks resident is dead after breaking through the ice on his snowmachine earlier this month in the Northwest Arctic.
The man, identified as Travis Loughridge, 27, had been traveling between Shungnak and Fairbanks, via Huslia and Galena. He was expected to arrive in Fairbanks two days later, on Jan. When he didn't arrive on schedule, he was reported overdue to troopers, at which point a search and rescue team set out from Shungnak to look for him.Cheap Women For Sex Hanoverton Ohio
The team traveled as far as Selawik Hot Springs, which is the midpoint between Shungnak and Aomen, but weren't able to find Loughridge at that time. The following day, another team set out from Huslia. At about 7 p.
Temperatures across the Northwest Arctic and Interior reached lower than minus 40 that week, with wind chill registering temperatures in some homes at nearly minus As of the trooper dispatch on Jan. According to locals who participated in the Huslia and Shungnak search and rescue operations, the teams were advised to leave Loughridge's body where it was for several days because of the weather.
Local responders said they did not want to interfere with any trooper investigation, but community members expressed their distress over leaving Loughridge's body alone in the country.
Community meetings were held in several villages to talk about what could be Ardtic. However, the weather cleared up slightly on Saturday, Jan.
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