A brotherly journey from Alaska to Vegas ends in sorrow
By Joe Mozingo
Oct 6, 2017 2017 | Reporting from Anchorage
Brian MacKinnon drives the car rented by his friend Adrian Murfitt through Las Vegas after the Strip reopened. (Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)
He strolled into a western-wear store with money to spend, fresh off a record season fishing sockeye salmon on his friend’s purse seiner.
The Alaskan gray and drizzle was setting in and Adrian Murfitt couldn’t wait for...