Seven people missing in Southwest Alaska

    Bethel, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers are helping to lead search efforts after a boat went missing near Quinhagak.

    KYUK radio news reported the group was last seen on October 20 in Eek.

    Quinhagak Tribal Police said a group of three had gone seal hunting on October 17.  They are identified as Alexie Nose Jr., Michael Sharp, and Willie Wassillie.

    In Bethel, the group picked up four more people, Chad Chadwick Sr., Neal Gutleben, Bernice Waska, and Elizabeth Wassillie.

    Agencies involved in the search include the US Coast Guard Kodiak, Bethel Search and Rescue, multiple police agencies and volunteers.


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