St. Mary’s

Alaska State Troopers. (Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo)

Alaska State Troopers. (Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo)

Officials are still trying to find assailants after the Pilot Station school was reportedly burglarized Saturday morning, causing an estimated $10,000 in damages.
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Volunteers and support from approximately 30 groups and organizations came together to bring holiday cheer to the city of St. Mary's, Alaska, Dec. 5, 2015, during Operation Santa Claus.  (Photo courtesy Alejandro Pena/ U.S. Air Force)

Volunteers and support bring holiday cheer to the city of St. Mary’s, during Operation Santa Claus. (Photo courtesy Alejandro Pena/ U.S. Air Force)

Santa Clause traveled to the village of St. Mary’s, earlier this month. The mission—Operations Santa Clause.
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A two year old boy was found dead in St. Mary's. Courtesy AST.

A two year old boy was found dead in St. Mary’s. Image courtesy AST.

A two-year-old boy was found dead in a creek in St. Mary’s Saturday. The boy’s mother reported to Alaska State Troopers the boy was missing Saturday afternoon.

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YK Delta 1A athletes were honored on the all- state tournament team. Logo courtesy of AASA.

YK Delta 1A athletes were honored on the all state tournament team. Logo courtesy of AASA.

Several Y-K Delta athletes have been named to the 1A all state tournament basketball team following their performance at last month’s tournament.

Four Y-K Delta boys were selected. Fabian Akerelrea of the second place Scammon Bay Eagles was named to the team, along with teammates Angel Medina and Isaiah Pitka. Fritz Jackson of the Akiachak Huskies also was named to the squad.
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Superintendent David Herbert and Saint Mary's School District Board. Photo from Alaska Superintendent Association.

Superintendent David Herbert and Saint Mary’s School District Board. Photo from Alaska Superintendent Association.

The Superintendent of the St. Mary’s School District is the 2015 Alaska Superintendent of the Year. The Alaska Superintendent’s Association selected Dr. David Herbert for the honor.
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A St. Marys man died Saturday in an ATV accident. Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters says 27-year-old Joe Bryan Joe was deceased at the scene. At about 5 a.m. Saturday morning, a village police office got word that an ATV had crashed about three miles outside town near the confluence of the confluence of the Andreafsky and Yukon Rivers.
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Burned wreckage of the Cessna 208. Photo courtesy ofthe Alaska State Troopers.

Burned wreckage of the Cessna 208. Photo courtesy of the Alaska State Troopers.

Two pilots are dead after a fiery plane crash Tuesday night just outside Bethel. Alaska State Troopers have identified the pilots who were onboard the Hageland Cessna 208 Caravan as Derrick Cedars, 42 of Bethel and Greggory McGee, 46 of Anchorage. Ravn Alaska spokesperson Steve Smith confirms the downed plane was a Hageland training flight.
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