Search for missing hiker

    Sitka, Alaska (KINY) A Sitka man was found safe and sound after a search on Saturday.

    Alaska State Troopers said they received a report at 11:31 am of a lost hunter near Harbor Mountain in Sitka,  Fred George, 33, had bee hunting in the area and had become disoriented and lost his way.

    Troopers also reported that a team from Sitka Mountain Rescue conducted a ground search in the area and located Mr. George after about a two hour search.  Troopers went on to report that Mr. George was in good condition and was given assistance to walk back to the road.  No injuries were reported in the search.


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