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Busy construction season planned for Parks Highway

...ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Department of Transportation says it's going to be a busy road construction season along the Parks Highway.The highway runs from south of Wasilla to Fairbanks and the department says projects may delay drivers.The work...
Alaska Editorial: Conversations about Alaska alcohol abuse, DUI issues is overdue

...while intoxicated in particular, takes on our communities.Ms. Stryhn was riding her bicycle on Coal Street in the Parks Highway town about 120 miles south of Fairbanks. When she was hit by a vehicle, she was only about a block from her work...
UA Fairbanks priest charged with drunken driving

...Fairbanks was spotted driving into the oncoming lane of the Parks Highway and charged with driving under the influence, according...complaint, a trooper on Monday stopped Thomson at Mile 228 Parks Highway near McKinley Village about 134 miles south of Fairbanks...
Alaska officials consider rerouting Parks Highway

...Alaska Department of Transportation is considering a Parks Highway route that would bypass Wasilla and help relieve traffic...area."Currently, there's traffic issues on the parks Highway through downtown Wasilla, and the choices are either...
Priest remains on leave during investigation

...was carrying a firearm.Troopers said Thomson was arrested after he was spotted driving into an oncoming lane of the Parks Highway near McKinley Village. He was assigned to the University of Alaska Fairbanks before he was suspended.
School aide charged in vandalism case

...building.The complex is owned by the city of Nenana, which located about 55 miles southwest of Fairbanks on the Parks Highway. Federal Aviation Administration employees were formerly housed in the building.
High-speed chase ends in semi truck driver's death on the Parks Highway

...on a high speed chase down the Parks Highway, then killed himself near Nenana...officers and continued to the Parks Highway, pulling over near Sheep Creek...patrol car, then sped down the Parks Highway toward Nenana at speeds between...
Wasilla boy dies in Parks Highway traffic accident

...driving conviction caused a head-on collision on the Parks Highway on Tuesday, killing a 5-year-old boy and seriously...Joe Meixner, of Wasilla, at the intersection of the Parks Highway and Main Street in Wasilla. Meixner said he suffered...
Interfering man tasered, arrested on Parks Highway

...Fairbanks man who threw snow at a trooper and interfered with a field sobriety test on the man's girlfriend on the Parks Highway. Troopers say the 34-year-old man was repeatedly warned Sunday not to interfere. Now he's charged with assault...
2 die in Parks Highway crash

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say two people are confirmed dead in a Parks Highway crash. The Anchorage Daily News reports the crash occurred Thursday afternoon between two vehicles between Miles 176 and 177 near...
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