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Authorities search Mendenhall Valley home in drug probe, located in the 8100 block of the residential neighborhood, from about 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen confirmed the search was a part of a drug investigation. Because the investigation is ongoing, she...
Studded tires must be off in southeast Alaska

...state farther north have until the end of the month before they must remove their studded tires.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says people could face fines for using studded tires after the deadlines.The state fine is $50...
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

...Challenge is funded by the state of Alaska Department of Public Safety's Division of Alaska State Troopers. Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the funds (less than $25,000) come from the DPS Search and Rescue budget specifically for...
Former fish board nominee charged with wildlife violations in Montana

...Hoerning said Maw has not yet responded to the charges and has until March 31 to contact the court.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said she couldn't say whether or not Maw is under investigation in Alaska, or if authorities in...
Chain saw, knife fight leads to injuries in Alaska village

...had attacked first.The woman was treated in Emmonak.The man was flown to Bethel and eventually Anchorage.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says by email that the man's injuries were serious but not life-threatening.No one had been...
Italian tourist killed by piece of glacier to the backcountry by helicopter to go skiing.The party was later taken to the glacier site by helicopter. Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said the group began gathering for a photo."Alexander was away from the group, but making his way...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...boy allegedly involved was not willing to discuss with the Empire what happened.Anchorage-based Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters confirmed the name of the VPSO as Mac McGonigal, who was assigned to Kake in April 2013. The Empire...
Village school placed on lockdown as residents exiled

...were exiled from the community.The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported the brief lockdown occurred Tuesday.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says the people who were asked to leave are no longer in the Koyukuk River community.Peters said...
Quiet New Year's Eve

...From Dec. 15 through Jan. 15, the Juneau Crime Line doubles the usual $100 reward to $200.An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman could not be reached on New Year's Day. Reports posted online by the Troopers indicated there were no DUI arrests...
Italian tourist killed when hit by piece of Alaska glacier

...members of the party to the backcountry by helicopter to go skiingThe party was later taken to the glacier site. Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says the group was gathering for a photo when someone ran after hearing the ice crack.Hellweger was...


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