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Man fatally struck by train near Talkeetna

...man is dead after being struck by a train as he was trying to move a dog from the track. Alaska Railroad spokesman Tim Thompson said the dog, a Labrador retriever, also died in the accident Saturday about 16 miles south of Talkeetna. Thompson...

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Railroad identifies Anchorage man struck by train

...of Wasilla on Independence Day has been identified as 42-year-old Brett Miller of Anchorage. Railroad spokesman Tim Thompson says Miller was hit while trying to save his Labrador retriever, which had run onto the tracks. Neither Miller nor...

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Oregon man arrested in triple slaying

...hand was found by a child catching goldfish, has been captured in Washington state. Union County District Attorney Tim Thompson said Monday 42-year-old Gregory Alvin Cook was taken into custody in Thurston County, Washington. The capture...

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Locomotive hits rock, spills fuel

...north of Girdwood. The rock gashed a four-inch hole in the fuel tank of the lead locomotive, said railroad spokesman Tim Thompson, at Mile 80.5 near Bird Point. The train stopped at Mile 90 and fuel spilled on tracks as the train slowed for the...

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Alaska Railroad plans to lay off 20 percent of workers

...required. In a January report to the state, the railroad said it employed 715 year-round employees. Railroad spokesman Tim Thompson says that number is still roughly accurate, though seasonal hires bring up the work force to between 800 and 850...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091309/reg_492663916.shtml
Northwest Digest

...an Alaska Railroad crew replacing a metal culvert about 14 miles north of Talkeetna, said Alaska Railroad spokesman Tim Thompson. "As the culvert came out, there was a spinning motion," he said. "The sharp end is what actually sliced the...

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Railroad service opens doors to Chugach trails

...passengers. A flag stop, by comparison, is where unscheduled passengers flag down the train to come aboard, said Tim Thompson, a spokesman for the railroad. Initial access to Spencer Glacier was made possible by mining interests, which had...

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State railroad seeks help in weed war

...the only railroad in the United States that does not use some sort of chemical weed killer," said railroad spokesman Tim Thompson. That's the way it should be, said Pam Miller, director of Alaska Community Action on Toxics and a veteran campaigner...

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AlaskaDigest

...The teen lived with his family in the town of Willow, about 50 miles north of Anchorage. Alaska Railroad spokesman Tim Thompson said the accident happened about 6:20 p.m. at Mile 187.1 of the rail line near the Willow Creek Bridge. The...

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Alaska Digest

...the track impassable Tuesday morning. The first freight train went out around 4 p.m. Thursday, railroad spokesman Tim Thompson said. Passenger trains began running again Friday, he said. The closure, which could cost the railroad more than...

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