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2 die, 2 injured in Parks Highway crash

...centerline and struck the small sedan driven by Green.Villa and a passenger were flown by air ambulance to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says troopers are investigating the fatal crash.
Woman drives to hospital after Cordova bear mauling

...sustained substantial injuries, but they are not believed to be life-threatening, according to troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters.Peters said she was unable to discuss the woman's specific injuries because of privacy issues."The trooper told...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...4:45 p.m. Thursday. He was high up enough on the mountain to get cell phone service, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters."We had another rescue in a similar area the week before where someone didn't have cell coverage," Peters noted...
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...if Troopers ever searched the area's mining ruins, although others in the community may have. Agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said there was no reason for them to believe Buis would be found down there."There wasn't any evidence or leads...
No sign of missing hiker in area mines

...there."We do not send volunteers into really dangerous places without acting upon a lead," Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Empire previously. "Even with a lead, we still may not send a volunteer into a really dangerous place...
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...representative referred the Empire to another field office in Seattle, which could not be reached.Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters confirmed an Alaskan Wildlife Trooper stationed in Petersburg assisted the investigation when requested, then referred...
Train derails in Skagway

...deep water where they could drown," Leggett said. "It just cushioned the fall."Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters told the Empire 10 to 20 passengers were believed to be on board at the time.The White Pass was built during the Klondike...
Two Alaska State Troopers killed

...shopkeeper said.Killed were Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson and trooper Gabriel "Gabe" Rich," agency spokeswoman Megan Peters said in a release. Both worked out of the troopers' Fairbanks rural service unit.Troopers have released few details...
Human remains found by firefighters in Sterling

...the bones, but no identifying items could be located, according to a trooper dispatch Monday.Trooper spokesperson Megan Peters said the identity and gender of the remains are unknown and troopers are reviewing cases from the Missing Persons Clearing...
Man dies in skiff in Pelican waters, no foul play suspected

...the death of Robert Lesher is not considered suspicious and no foul play is suspected.The agency's spokeswoman, Megan Peters, said Lesher was returning to Pelican from his cabin three miles away when he was reported overdue. A search team...


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