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June 19, 2013 at 11:29 AM

Search suspended for missing fisherman from Chehalis

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard has ended its active search for a Washington man missing from a fishing boat west of Juneau. KINY-radio reports 25-year-old Alan Young of Chehalis fell Monday night from the Swift into Icy Strait 30 miles west of Juneau during the chum salmon fishery. The skipper, 47-year-old Tim Lane of…


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January 16, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Search suspended for fisherman off coast

The Associated Press UPDATE: 11:15 a.m. | The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a crewman who fell overboard from a crab boat about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River, on the Olympic Peninsula coast. A Coast Guard helicopter from Astoria and boats from Westport searched more than 91 square miles for…


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June 2, 2012 at 11:10 AM

Two suspects held in death of a Seattle fisherman in central Oregon

Police in Central Oregon say they have two suspects in custody in the beating death of a Seattle fisherman whose body was found in an abandoned railroad tunnel. Sgt. Jason Erickson of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said the body of the 48-year-old man was found Wednesday just south of the Warm Springs Indian Reservation near…


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