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No serious injuries in Berners Bay crash

Seven people scrambled out of a Ward Air floatplane that crashed Monday morning into Berners Bay, escaping without major injuries, according to state and federal officials.
State Briefs

Continental jet makes emergency landing in Juneau; Treadwell Mine Trail may be expanded; Police await blood test results in van accident case; Haines man drowns in gravel pit pond
Boat skipper dies at helm

A commercial fishing boat captain became unconscious and died and his crew had to abandon ship late Saturday night in Hawk Inlet 20 miles southwest of Juneau.
Escalating meth addictions put focus on cold medicine

Juneau's biggest illegal drug problem has some people asking if it should be harder to soothe the sniffles.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

As of this morning, searchers had found the bodies of four snowmobilers. They continued probing deep snow for two more people thought to have been in the area when a wall of snow up to 30 feet deep hit the area about 55 miles southeast of Anchorage.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

ANCHORAGE - Frustrated by the decision to wait for the snow to melt, a group of volunteers has resumed the search for the last body remaining in Turnagain Pass after a deadly avalanche.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

An autopsy of the pilot ruled out the possibility that a sudden, major medical emergency led to the fatal helicopter crash on Herbert Glacier last week.
AK troopers' sting nets 8 in Juneau

Alaska State Troopers swept through and arrested eight people in Juneau this week in an operation to net fugitives, state officials said Thursday.
Volunteers probe for avalanche victims

TURNAGAIN PASS - Up to six people may have died when an avalanche swept through a popular Kenai Peninsula snowmobiling area Sunday.
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