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Train derails in Skagway, no serious injuries

...was "minor" and that nine people would be treated for non-critical injuries."It was a minor derailment, no serious injuries," Leggett said in a phone interview shortly before 5 p.m.Those injured did not require immediate medical attention...
USFS: Ice caves 'will soon collapse'

...side of Mendenhall Glacier.The Forest Service said a collapse of the ice cave entrance could be fatal or cause serious injuries if falling ice or rock debris drops onto people or pets. "Officials caution hikers and kayakers to be prepared...
State | Local
Explosion rattles Petersburg

...deemed an accident, the ATF will take control.Weaver was medevaced to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle with serious injuries after he was found lying outside a local medical center Sunday afternoon.A press release from the Petersburg Police...
Man charged with assault of teens

...obscene hand gestures has been charged with felony assault.One boy was transported to Mat-Su Regional Hospital with serious injuries that included a possible broken jaw.Alaska State Troopers said Jonathan Kaalakea was jailed at Mat-Su Pretrial...
Gunshot victim at odds with prosecutor

...victims, they ultimately represent the state's position. Scott was gunning for first-degree assault, given the serious injuries involved and the shooter's history, while Rankin thought that was "overkill" and the focus should have been...
Iditarod: 5 things to know about trail conditions

...or rocky sections of the trail. Ten of the mushers dropping out were announced in Rainy Pass. Among those with serious injuries is Scott Janssen, who broke his ankle trying to round up a loose dog and earlier was knocked unconscious when his...
Airport explosion still under investigation

...Cameron.Wings of Alaska said the man's beard was singed and he sustained "superficial sunburn" burns but escaped serious injury. He was taken to the hospital as a precaution to ensure he didn't inhale smoke and his eyes weren't injured...
House moves PTSD sentencing bill

...mirrors the statute concerning fetal alcohol syndrome and cannot be used as a mitigating factor for crimes involving serious injury, sexual assault or unlawful death."Many of our military personnel seem fine when they come back, but there are...
State | AK legislature
Celski and Smith earn short track berths

...and raced my race."Celski won a pair of bronze medals at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He made that team after a serious injury sustained in a crash five months before the games. Celski's right skate sliced his left leg open in September 2009...
Douglas dog owner contesting citation

...attacked by three pit bulls that got loose near Hospital Drive on Dec. 4. The dog and its owner survived but sustained serious injuries.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263 or at


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