Chopper lifts hikers off Ripinsky flank


A Coast Guard helicopter lifted a Haines woman and her father off Mount Ripinsky 3:30 p.m. Tuesday after the pair spent a night lost on the mountain.

Kelly Williamson, 44, and father, John Hamilton, 66, of Melrose, Fla., were exhausted and dehydra...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.