Talkeetna Mushers Concerned About Friend


by Mike Ford

The mushing community in Talkeetna is asking for your help in locating Melanie Gould. The musher has not been seen for the last three days. Gould's friends were concerned when she left her 12 dogs unattended and did not show up for work today. Miss Gould is a 34 year old white female standing five feet nine inches tall and weighing one hundred and forty five pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes and was last seen driving a 1994 blue Toyota pick up. Alaska State.
Troopers have been investigating and have concluded that Miss. Gould is not a missing person at this time. According to Trooper Spokesperson Megan Peters Gould is not considered a missing person at this time "From what our followup has been while we haven't actually talked to her we've been able to verify that she's been o.k. in a couple different locations and until we see something that makes us think something adverse has happened we really, she's an adult we have to respect her privacy to a certain extent"
If you see Melanie Gould please have her contact troopers at 907-733-2256.

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Kim Scott said on Saturday, Jun 4 at 11:14 AM

Why wait until something bad happens to act? Troopers should speak to her to verify she's ok. Law enforcement should be proactive as well as reactive.

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