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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

...friend's child around 6:45 p.m. in the pits near mile 26 of the Haines Highway, said Greg Wilkinson, spokesman for the Alaska State Troopers. The name of the friend is not being released and his age is unknown, Wilkinson said. The name, age...
Boat skipper dies at helm

...owner-operator of the vessel, became unconscious about 11 p.m. and stopped breathing," said Greg Wilkinson, spokesman for the Alaska State Troopers. "Members of the crew started cardio-pulmonary resuscitation." While the crew members were distracted...
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

...another 10 feet of snow has fallen in the pass and little melting has occurred, said Greg Wilkinson, a spokesman for the Alaska State Troopers. Arthur, 29, was last seen high up on the ridge that gave way. Cooper said more than 100 volunteers...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...attack that could have triggered the accident, which killed seven people, said Greg Wilkinson, Anchorage spokesman for the Alaska State Troopers. Results of the autopsy on the 29-year-old pilot reveal no answers to the cause of the June 9 crash...
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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