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Plane debris in Juneau for investigation

The wreckage of a Wings of Alaska Cessna 207 that crashed Friday, 18 miles from Juneau, was flown to Juneau International Airport by helicopter early Monday so a federal agency can investigate the flight equipment, the National Transportation Safety Board's regional office chief said.On Sunday, a recovery crew including NTSB investigator Chris Shaver traveled to the crash site, 1,330 feet above sea level in the forested mountains near Point Howard.
Woman killed musk ox to protect dog

...issued to Diana Adams after the July 17 incident was later reduced to a written warning. Beth Ipsen, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers, said this was done after consultation between the wildlife troopers, local district attorney's office...
Juneau musher found after brief disappearance

...leaving the Rainy Pass checkpoint, 224 miles into the race from Anchorage to Nome, said Megan Peters, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers. The search included an Alaska State Troopers helicopter and two fixed-wing aircraft. It was not...
Bear shot on peninsula older than first thought emergency medical technicians who said he was fine."The man was very lucky," Megan Peters, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers, told the Clarion.Authorities were alerted to a brown bear acting erratically late Sunday afternoon...
Driver who fled police taken into custody

KENAI - Alaska State Troopers say a police pursuit that ended in a crash in Kenai involved a 30-year-old Anchorage man who had a child passenger in his car at the time.
Explosion at Cantwell gas station injures 5

FAIRBANKS - Investigators are trying to determine what caused an explosion and fire that injured five people at a gas station near Denali National Park in Alaska.
NTSB officials examine Alaska crash wreckage

...airplane would have been flying in freezing rain with a mile of visibility and a 300-foot ceiling, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers has said.Johnson said the plane was equipped with an advanced electronic locator transmitter that went...
Yup'ik Eskimo fishermen defy river closure

MARSHALL - Fishermen from an Alaska village say they defied a closure on the Yukon River so they could catch king salmon, a revered food in the area.
Northwest Digest

...critical condition. The baby was declared dead Monday morning at 6:45, according to Megan Peters, spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers. Brawl begins over a misunderstanding ANCHORAGE - A brawl involving five men apparently began over a...
Weather disrupts search for avalanche victim

ANCHORAGE - Rain, low clouds and predicted high winds Sunday grounded searchers seeking the body of a ConocoPhillips Alaska employee missing and presumed dead in an avalanche that killed the head of the company.


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