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Trapper Creek man dies when plane strikes tree

ANCHORAGE - A Trapper Creek man died Sunday evening when his plane struck a tree while late Sunday. The plane went down near Petersville Road in Trapper Creek, a Southcentral Alaska community, said troopers, although initial...
Alaska Science Forum: Creepy crawlies of the north aren't from around here which Bowser works. He and others have found that worms tunnel through Alaska's soils at least as far north as Trapper Creek and also exist in the Pribilof and Shumagin islands. As far as he knows, most of the 17 species of worms in Alaska...
Talkeetna man crashes in rare electric car

...control on the icy road surface. The car was demolished.Trooper spokesman Tim DeSpain says roads from Willow to Trapper Creek were "pure ice." West was wearing his seat belt and was treated at the scene for head cuts but was not taken to...
Empire Editorial: Stand tall Denali

...determined Denali's height.There's a tourist-oriented seasonal restaurant at a Princess lodge just outside of Trapper Creek named for Denali's (Mt. McKinley's to some) previous height, 20,320 feet. The food will likely be just as...
Critics of bear baiting aim at voters

...records between baited bears and those shot by other means. George Faerber is a 57-year-old hunting guide from Trapper Creek near Mount McKinley who fears much of his livelihood could fall to a referendum. "I don't feel I can take a client...
Man killed, wife wounded at Trapper Creek

TRAPPER CREEK - A man described by neighbors as a troublemaker...killing the man and wounding the woman - at Trapper Creek, a community near Talkeetna, about 80 miles...people with his guns since moving last summer to Trapper Creek.
Regional News
Murkowski tries to drum up business with Taiwan

...most of the time in a private car at the rear of the train. In the seafood car, Andrea Meche, general manager of Trappers Creek Smoking Co., gushed to Taiwanese officials about a new smoked salmon jerky snack she hopes to sell in the 3,000...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Fairbanks. 55. Aaron Burmeister, Nome. 56. Ed Iten, Ambler. 57. Linwood Fiedler, Willow. 58. Vicki Talbot, Trapper Creek. 59. Mitch Seavey, Sterling. 60. Sonny King, Spartanburg, South Carolina. 61. Karen Ramstead, Perryvale...
Snowmobile crash kills 2

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say two Wasilla residents have died in a snowmobile crash in Trapper Creek. Troopers say 23-year-old Eric Zehnder and 22-year-old Kimber Velasquez were pronounced dead at the scene, west of Talkeetna...
Regional News
Fire destroys Mat-Su school declare the school uninsurable. Mat-Su officials announced a plan to close the school and bus students to Trapper Creek but instead settled on a plan to close the school and shovel the roof if the snow level on the roof reached 18 inches...


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