ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are seeking the public’s help in a search for a 72-year-old Wisconsin man who disappeared in August.
Troopers say Roger Yaeger of Eagle River, Wisconsin, traveled to Alaska over the summer to view wildlife. Family members last heard from Yaeger Aug. 8 when he visited a relative in Wasilla.
Troopers traced Yaeger’s subsequent travel to Fairbanks, where he turned in his rental car a day or two after his Wasilla visit.
Troopers were contacted a few weeks ago by relatives who said Yaeger didn’t return emails for an extended period of time. According to troopers, Yaeger had told relatives he was going to travel around Alaska and would update them around Christmas.
Troopers say there is no record of Yaeger flying in Alaska or leaving the state.