Former state Senate president Ben Stevens dies at 63
October 19, 2022
JUNEAU (AP) — Ben Stevens, a former Alaska Senate president and son of the late U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens, has died. He was 63.
The state troopers said they responded to a report last Thursday evening of a hiker — later identified as Stevens — having a medical emergency on the Lost Lake Trail near Seward. The troopers’ statement said a medical service team reached the scene around 6:40 p.m. and that lifesaving measures were unsuccessful.
A Republican women’s group posted on Facebook that Stevens died of a heart attack after collapsing on the trail.
Stevens worked as vice president of...