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Teen suffers life-threatening injuries in highway crash

WASILLA - An 18-year-old Wasilla woman suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash Sunday on the Parks Highway.Alaska State Troopers say Leeana Backlin was driving a sport utility vehicle at about 5:30 a.m. and lost control at Mile...
A second life for abandoned huskies

...associations washed away, Vinter focuses instead on giving the dog a fresh start.Touring her property just off the Parks Highway, Vinter, originally from California, explained how she ended up living amid dozens of sled dogs in the Alaska wilderness...
State charges two with starting wildfire

...owned by Imig. In an affidavit, investigators claim Imig and Dewitt burned brush piles at their cabin near Mile 77 Parks Highway and did not extinguish them before leaving the site.The piles smoldered and spread, turning into the worst wildfire...
Willow fire prompts evacuation of homes

...wildfire Sunday afternoon closed the Parks Highway and forced the evacuation of about...between Miles 60 and 80.7 of the Parks Highway. The community is bordered on the...Community Center at Mile 69.7 mile Parks Highway.
Reinforcements scheduled for Alaska wildfires

...the communities of Willow on the Parks Highway about 40 miles north of Anchorage...blackened 12 square miles along the Parks Highway, the main route between Anchorage...000 spread along 20 miles of the Parks Highway. Roads lace the forest and lead...
2 wildfires in Alaska threaten homes, force evacuations

...The fire is raging near a far-flung community of about 2,000 people living along a 20-mile swath along the Parks Highway, a major road connecting Anchorage and Fairbanks.The Willow area fire started about 1 p.m. Sunday and quickly...
UPDATED: Wildfire near Willow quickly grows, forces homes to evacuate

...rural residents are spread along about 20 miles of the Parks Highway, which was intermittently closed. Even when the highway...details were released.The fire jumped to both sides of Parks Highway and was moving south, Mowry said, but firefighters...
2 die, 2 injured in Parks Highway crash

ANCHORAGE - Two residents of Fairbanks died Monday in a head-on collision on the Parks Highway and two Anchorage residents suffered serious injuries.KTUU-TV reports 33-year-old Dontaveon Green and 23-year-old passenger...
Big Lake man charged with road-rage crash that injured 2

...Saturday and found an overturned truck off Mile 50.5 Parks Highway.According to investigators, Desilva and two people...occupants of the Ford Ranger took off and headed for the Parks Highway, troopers said, Desilva followed.He used a Dodge...
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...


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