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Search suspended for missing kayaker


The United States Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers announced Saturday the search for a missing kayaker has been suspended.

AST received a report on April 7 that Sitka resident Jesse Mills, 40, had embarked on a kayaking trip the previous evening but had not returned by 5 a.m.

Sitka Police and Fire Department’s search, rescue and dive team joined the USCG and community volunteers in conducting a search of Sitka Sound and the surrounding shoreline throughout the day and into the night. The search included air, water and ground assets, according to AST.

On Friday, Mill’s lime green an...

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