Tag Archives: Igushik River

The muddy bottom of the Igushik River maintains its firm grasp on the F/V Lone Star

This past Friday, as the crews attempted to place the chains around the front and back ends of the boat, they ran into this newest problem. The front section of the Lone Star has been lodged so deeply into the mud that it became impossible to wrap a chain around it using traditional divers. [email protected]  13:07

No Impacts Expected to Next Year’s Fishery from the Sinking of the Lone Star

radio-microphoneFor the next several day’s a group of salvage experts will try once again to raise the sunken tender Lone Star from the bottom of the Igushik River. The impact of the sinking on the local commercial salmon fishery was outlined this week during a meeting in Dillingham. KDLG’s Mike Mason was there and filed this report. [email protected] 09:23

The Lone Star is Still Stuck in the Mud of the Igushik River!

radio-microphoneThe 78-foot sunken fishing tender Lone Star is still stuck in the mud in the Igushik River as responders try and figure out a new way to recover the vessel. KDLG’s Mike Mason has this update. [email protected] with Mike Mason 13:08