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Iditarod racer flown to hospital with broken ankle after ordeal

...came on the trail and stayed with Janssen until an Alaska Air National Guard helicopter arrived to fly him to an Anchorage hospital.Janssen is among about a dozen mushers who have dropped out of this year's race. Iditarod officials also removed...
Ski guide critically injured in Alaska avalanche

...from under 7 feet of snow Saturday morning. He was taken to a clinic in Haines and was expected to be flown to an Anchorage hospital. She did not know if he regained consciousness.Karitis, a heli-skiing guide with Southeast Alaska Backcountry...
Army probes death of Alaska-based soldier

...Alaska officials say in a release that 24-year-old Sgt. Okan Murat Cetinbag of Morton Grove, Ill., died at an Anchorage hospital Tuesday evening after being removed from life support.Officials on Thursday said his death was from injuries he...
Investigators: Cause of plane crash unknown

...30, and Shannon Lawrence, authorities said.Five of the survivors were listed in fair condition Monday at Anchorage hospitals. Kylan Johnson was treated and released from Providence Alaska Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Ginger Houghton...
Woman dies in house fire in Chugiak Fire Department spokesman Al Tamagni says a man was injured in the blaze and was transported to an Anchorage hospital.McMichael says early indications point to a makeshift heater or stove as the origin of the fire.The fatality...
1 woman dies, 4 others hospitalized in CO leak adult female was declared dead Thursday morning at the scene, a home in Meadow Lakes.A man was flown to an Anchorage hospital, and three others, including a 4-year-old child, were taken to a Wasilla hospital. Among those hospitalized...
Pioneering Alaska doctor Marcell Jackson dies

...honors from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., in 1962. She completed her residency at an Anchorage hospital and in 1973 went into private practice.She delivered more than 1,000 Alaska babies. She was pregnant herself...
Inmate injured in attack at Seward jail

...ANCHORAGE - A prisoner attacked at the Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward is in critical condition at an Anchorage hospital.The Anchorage Daily News reports 48-year-old Forrest Ahvakana was injured Friday night. Alaska State Troopers...
Man in head-on crash charged with assault

...a northbound sedan, critically injuring 46-year-old Gerhard Jakits of Sutton.Jakits was transported to an Anchorage hospital.Wilson was treated and released at Mat-Su Regional Hospital for what troopers called minor injuries. He was...
NTSB officials examine Alaska crash wreckage

...Kylan Johnson, 14, Tanya Lawrence, 35, Garrett Moses, 30, and Shannon Lawrence.The survivors were taken to Anchorage hospitals. Five of them were reported in fair condition Saturday, the Anchorage Daily News reported Sunday. The sixth...


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