Rookie musher from California last to finish Iditarod

...eight days, 18 hours, 13 minutes, six seconds.This was the 56-year-old Abbott's third Iditarod attempt. She scratched due to injuries in prior attempts.Seventy-eight teams started this year's Iditarod; 66 teams finished.
Police & Fire for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

...Fire and medical? On Monday, Capital City Fire Rescue responded to four EMS calls, a single rollover accident without injuries on Douglas Highway/Holmberg Lane, a smoke complaint on Glacier Highway and two transport calls to take patients to and from...
Chain saw, knife fight leads to injuries in Alaska village

...was treated in Emmonak.The man was flown to Bethel and eventually Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says by email that the man's injuries were serious but not life-threatening.No one had been arrested as of Wednesday.
JPD starts bike safety project

...significantly underreport bicycle injuries.In an effort to gauge...reports of serious bicycle injuries with the Alaska Trauma Registry (ATR) bike injury cases that occurred in Anchorage...and 499 ATR roadway bike injuries, there were 113 matching...
Free Community Emergency Response Team training course

...also learn head-to-toe patient evaluation with recognition of treatment of life threatening and non-life-threatening injuries, light search and rescue operations, and learn the best responses to a terrorist incident. To register email Mike Lopez...
Police & Fire for Sunday, March 22, 2015

...Foster Avenue. The woman was driving about 10 mph in a parking lot. The boy, who was not wearing a helmet, suffered a "minor injury" and was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital. No citations were issued.Child abuse? At 9:13 p.m. Thursday, a 34-year-old...
Yes, again: Gastineau Apartments catch fire

...Gastineau blaze, but it still drew a crowd of onlookers who lined the sidewalks and held cellphones documenting the scene.No injuries were immediately reported.A faint smell of smoke lingered on Franklin Street, but it was nowhere near as dense as the stench...
Good Samaritans band together to help car crash victims

...the vehicle. Another was a nurse who checked the couple for injuries before paramedics arrived on scene around 11:30 p.m.Beaird said the couple did not have any obvious injuries. CCFR Chief Richard Etheridge said the woman asked to be taken...
Lost hikers signal searchers with headlamp

...members found the hikers at about 11:10 p.m. and escorted them back to the trailhead by 1:08 a.m., troopers said. No injuries were reported.This is the first reported search and rescue on West Glacier Trail so far this year. The U.S. Forest Service...
Police & Fire for Thursday, March 19, 2015

...responded to five EMS calls, a transport call to take a patient and flight crew to the airport and a motor vehicle crash with injuries on Ka-See-An Drive at about 6:55 p.m. Basic life support care was provided to a woman, and she was taken to Bartlett...


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