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Firefighters ask Juneau to 'fill the boot'

...Johnson. Johnson said the funds raised helps pay for children with muscular dystrophy to attend a weeklong summer camp in Birchwood, Alaska. It also helps pay for clinic visits, wheelchair repairs and loaner wheelchairs.Firefighters across the country...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-02/firefighters-ask-juneau-fill-boot-annua
Local
Downed plane spurs investigation

KENAI - Multiple agencies are investigating a downed plane found in the Cook Inlet mudflats near Birchwood Airport in Chugiak.The plane was reported via a 911 call just after midnight Friday, according to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-09/downed-plane-spurs-investigation
State
Preliminary report out in Knik Arm plane crash

...Board.The pilot, 29-year-old Seth Fairbanks, and a passenger, 23-year-old Anthony Hooper, were heading for the Birchwood Airport when the plane crashed, KTVA-TV reported.Fairbanks called state troopers just before midnight on Aug. 6. He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-14/preliminary-report-out-knik-arm-plane-c
State
Preliminary report released in Knik Arm small plane crash

...Board.The pilot, 29-year-old Seth Fairbanks, and a passenger, 23-year-old Anthony Hooper, were heading for the Birchwood Airport when the plane crashed, KTVA-TV reported.Fairbanks called state troopers just before midnight on Aug. 6. He...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-13/preliminary-report-released-knik-arm-sm
State
Volunteers train search dogs at Birchwood

BIRCHWOOD - Search-and-rescue dogs and their handlers put in a day of training Sunday at Birchwood, about 15 miles northeast of Anchorage. KTUU reports volunteers trained the Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs to follow a scent and to find bodies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100510/reg_716107372.shtml
Regional News
Anchorage school district may buy Birchwood site

ANCHORAGE - The Anchorage School District is looking to buy 15 acres in the Birchwood area for a new Chugiak-Eagle River elementary school. KTUU-TV reports the district wants to take advantage of favorable prices...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100610/reg_716565473.shtml
Regional News
Teens injured, 1 critically, in rollover accident in Birchwood

...not needing medical attention. Police say the accident happened Tuesday morning when the Ford Escort ran off the road in Birchwood, just north of Anchorage, and went down a 15-foot embankment. It landed on its roof. Police Lt. Dave Parker identified...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-07-19/teens-injured-1-critically-rollover-acc
State
Family members identify missing pilot from Knik Arm crash

...People don't survive in that water for longer than half an hour," he said.Fairbanks said family members went to Birchwood airport to look for Seth when they didn't hear from him. Around the same time, they heard about the plane that had been...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-10/family-members-identify-missing-pilot-k
State
Name of helicopter pilot killed in crash released

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have released the name of the pilot of a helicopter that crashed at the Birchwood Airport in Chugiak.Police say the pilot was 62-year-old Thomas Moore of Anchorage.Moore was flying a Robinson R-44 Wednesday...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-30/name-helicopter-pilot-killed-crash-rele
State
Woman dies in house fire in Chugiak

...getting out safely.Chugiak volunteer fire department chief Virginia McMichael says the woman was seen coming out of the South Birchwood Loop Road with two other occupants.McMichael says the woman's body was found inside several hours after firefighters started...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-18/woman-dies-house-fire-chugiak
State

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