Wood-Tikchik State Park

Courtesy of Matt Van Vleet

 George Van Vleet, 63, was first reported missing on Friday around 5 p.m. He was on a trip with his brother, Matt Van Vleet, and their friend, Greg Williams. 

Alison Eskelin

Nushagak Cooperative's contentious hydroelectric project could lower high energy costs and tap into clean, renewable energy. But it would be built next to one of the region’s main salmon rivers in the nation’s largest state park.