A 51-year-old pilot from Pennsylvania and a 31-year-old epidemiologist were named as those killed in a crash in Metlakatla Monday.
Earlier this year, a crewmember of an Alaska ship was killed by a shoreside crane in a ship yard accident. Now, officials have relieved the commanding officer of that ship following an investigation that revealed lapses in leadership.
A total of six Russian aircraft were intercepted by US fighter jets off the coast of Alaska on Monday, officials with North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement.
Highs near 60 degrees on Tuesday with mostly sunny skies.