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Alaska troopers encourage selfies for backcountry adventurers

...selfie right before heading out into the backcountry, as a way to account for their whereabouts.Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen said the advice to snap a selfie is part of a larger push to encourage those venturing into the backcountry to fill out...
Ski guide critically injured in Alaska avalanche

...Alaska was in critical condition after getting buried by an avalanche, Alaska State Troopers said Saturday.Spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said Aaron Karitis was unconscious when he was pulled out from under 7 feet of snow Saturday morning. He was taken to...
It's a wrap for Alaska troopers reality show

...participate in another season of "Alaska State Troopers," which airs on the National Geographic Channel, agency spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said Wednesday.Cockrell's Tuesday email said that after five years, "it's time to stand down and focus on our...
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Alaska troopers search for missing Missouri man near Anchorage

...for Jerry Warner began Sunday in the area of Willow Creek near milepost 70 of the Parks Highway.Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says Warner and his wife have been visiting Alaska in their RV. Ipsen says Warner is an avid outdoorsman.Theresa Dean...
Woman killed musk ox to protect dog

...protect her dog.The citation issued to Diana Adams after the July 17 incident was later reduced to a written warning. Beth Ipsen, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers, said this was done after consultation between the wildlife troopers...
Suicidal man was teacher under investigation

...troopers on the Kenai Spur Highway and is being treated for unspecified injuries.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen confirmed the man found Friday was the same one who caused lockdowns at two Nikiski schools on Thursday.Ipsen said...
Alaska man accused of killing employer with machete

...found in the living room, along with a partially opened butterfly knife. Both had blood on them.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said an autopsy was conducted, but the official cause of death had not been reported to troopers late Monday afternoon...
Storm brings foot of snow to Anchorage area

...The Anchorage Daily News reports that it is the most snow the area has seen so far this season.Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says there weren't too many accident reports on the roadways Saturday, especially when compared to ice storms earlier...
Law enforcement ups effort during holiday season

...8-12 people will be working during that time. That's quite a bit for Juneau."Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen said troopers also will be on the lookout statewide. She said it's not that troopers want to be a Grinch and keep...
State again extends snow tire deadline of the state have also experienced significant snowfall, with Fairbanks receiving snow Monday.DPS spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the office of Commissioner Joseph Masters has received repeated requests for an extension on the studded tire removal...


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