Family hosts ceremony for lost hiker

...trailhead on Basin Road.Alaska State Troopers coordinated a search - made up of about...leads surfaced over a four-day span.Trooper Josh Bentz, who helped organize the...exceptional appreciation and gratitude to the troopers and the search and rescue teams, which...
Easier access has economic side effects

...entire length of the highway would fall within the Haines Borough.If an east-side highway is constructed, Alaska State Troopers and Capital City Fire-Rescue would be responsible for emergencies up to the Katzehin River ferry terminal.TourismAll of...
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash

A fatal Alaska State Troopers helicopter crash was caused by the pilot's decision to fly into...Transportation Safety Board concluded Wednesday.Pilot Mel Nading, 55, Trooper Tage Toll, 40, and an injured snowmobiler they had picked up...
2 injured in Chiniak banya explosion

...woman was to be flown outside Kodiak for further care.Alaska State Troopers say they were in a banya Tuesday when they accidentally used fuel oil instead of water.Troopers spokesman Eric Olsen said they are investigating, but don't believe...
Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

...while hiking in downtown Juneau in late May.Alaska State Troopers coordinated a four-day search for her that did not turn up...Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search.After the troopers called off the search, a volunteer effort cropped up in its...
Police & Fire for Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014

...At about 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, Alaska Wildlife Troopers in Juneau received a report that a man had shot a doe Sitka...13, with the assistance of the Juneau Police Department, Troopers contacted David Wilfong, 39 of Juneau. Investigation revealed...
JPD welcomes new officers

...Department of Public Safety police training academy in Sitka, a 15-week long program that trains entry level police officers and troopers for a career in law enforcement.Alex Smith, of Olympia, Washington, also in his 20s, was sworn in on Oct. 6, and he...
Five juvenile escapees indicted on 15 felony charges the riot, Catherine Stadem, spokesperson for the Alaska Department of Health and Social Serivces, wrote in an email.Troopers located Crouse and Gary Nov. 8 in Nikiski.The indictment was filed Nov. 14 in Kenai Superior Court. and the four juveniles...
Talkeetna man crashes in rare electric car

...crashed on the Parks Highway.Alaska State Troopers say ice was a factor Monday in the 2011 Tesla Roadster near Mile 85.Troopers say 57-year-old Jack West was heading...road surface. The car was demolished.Trooper spokesman Tim DeSpain says roads from...
Remains found in Alaska identified as missing man

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say human remains found on a remote island are those of in missing...remains were found in September on Shuyak Island north of Kodiak. Troopers said Wednesday the state medical examiner's office identified...


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