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Train hits stalled truck, injuring 55

...to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries, state transportation officials said. They said one had more serious injuries. Details were not immediately available.Federal Railroad Administration officials said they believed that 62 people...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/train-hits-stalled-truck-injuring-55
Not For Web
NTSB releases report on mid-air crash near Wasilla

...Two large birch trees penetrated the cockpit of Duell's airplane and his helmet likely protected him from a more serious injury, Johnson said.Investigators are looking into whether the pilots used different radio frequencies during their flights...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-11/ntsb-releases-report-mid-air-crash-near
State
Pilot program to arm Village Public Safety officers advances

...force, it's governed by statute: you use deadly force in defense of yourself or others in life threatening or serious injury situations," said Merrill.Troopers play a key role in training. The VPSOs will use the same .40-caliber Glock...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-09/pilot-program-arm-village-public-safety
State
Photos: Watch out for black ice

...Saturday morning and sliding off Egan Drive near the Channel Drive intersection, through a light post and coming to rest on the chain-link fence buffering the Salmon Creek Trail Road pathway. There were no serious injuries in the crash.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-28/photos-watch-out-black-ice
Local
Crash will keep musher from 2015 Iditarod

...suffered badly bruised legs.Her dogs fared better. Local mushers and volunteers found all 14 of her dogs without serious injuries.Hendrickson on Tuesday night arrived home from her job with the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-30/crash-will-keep-musher-2015-iditarod
Sports
Empire Editorial: Be careful, the ice monster lurks

...new skylight-like openings.A collapse of the cave, or even falling ice at the very least can be fatal or cause serious injuries. In 2010, the Cascade Glacier, a hanging glacier at the head of Lituya Bay in Glacier Bay National Park about 120...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/be-careful-ice-monster-lurks
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014

...Snowden was successfully plucked from a nearby beach by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and treated at a hospital for serious injuries to his leg.Hunting can be a dangerous experience, especially on Kodiak, but in this case the story has a better...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-10/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion
USFS reminds citizens of winter ice, cave safety

...away from the cave due to this potential for collapse. A collapse of the ice cave entrance could be fatal or cause serious injuries if ice or rock debris fall on people or pets. A significant number of emergency rescues occur each year on the glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/usfs-reminds-citizens-winter-ice-cav
Outdoors
Crashing through the snow

...vehicle in a ditch, said Juneau Police Department spokeswoman Erann Kalwara, noting none of the accidents resulted in serious injuries."Drivers should slow down to a speed appropriate for the road conditions," she said when asked what advise JPD has for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-03/crashing-through-snow
Local
2 die, 2 injured in Parks Highway crash

...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 Patricia Williams were killed just...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-03/2-die-2-injured-parks-highway-crash
State

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