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Few answers surface for summer's Sterling deaths

Speeding down the Sterling Highway, it's easy to forget the only thing separating your car from hurtling head-on into another 4000-pound vehicle is a six-inch-wide yellow line. The prospect of a plentiful haul of fish, visiting with friends and family, or enjoying a weekend getaway down on the Peninsula urges the foot to compress the gas pedal further than what might be safe. And as the month of July has shown, the consequences can be devastating.
Council approves vice mayor, compiles project list

...000 donation for the Library Expansion Project. The council also accepted a grant of $81,092 from the Alaska Highway Safety Office for the Arrive Alive campaign. The next city council meeting will be Nov. 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Travel safety providing part of the funding. Additional funding was provided by grant sources distributed through the Alaska Highway Safety Office. Holiday celebrations around Thanksgiving and Christmas usually extend beyond the days immediately surrounding...
"Click It & Ticket" Teen-drivers win at KCHS

...reinforcement program brought to KCHS by Kenai Police officer Jay Sjogren, Law Enforcement liaison for the Alaska Highway Safety Office and South Central police agencies for promoting highway safety objectives. "Alaska has a zero tolerance seat...
Drivers get the point: 'Click it or ticket' effort deemed successful

...Liaison for Southcentral Alaska. As one of four liaisons in the state, Sjogren passes on information from the Alaska Highway Safety Office in Juneau, which works with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to the Kenai, Soldotna...
Disclosure laws top Soldotna agenda

...ordinances to: * Rezone a lot in Dawn Glow Subdivision No. 2 to Limited Commercial; * Accept grants from the Alaska Highway Safety Office for traffic enforcement and safety; and * Increase revenues and appropriations in the Centennial riverbank...
Drive drunk -- go to jail: Kenai, Soldotna police, troopers step up holiday patrols

...and other officers said, they should be prepared to get caught. "We will be adjusting our shifts and using Alaska Highway Safety Office funded overtime to provide additional enforcement and high visibility deterrence to those who might consider...
Ridgewood, Diane Lane road upgrades OK'd

...said. He also said Bucy's pay would be about $82,000. In other business, the council: * Accepted two Alaska Highway Safety Office grants totalling $11,550 to be used by police for increased drunk driving and mandatory seatbelt use patrols...
Good news: Roads safe during holiday

...The money paid to the troopers for working overtime is provided by federal grant dollars funneled through the Alaska Highway Safety Office. Peters said while there were no fatalities over the weekend, the reason for it could possibly be the extra...
Watch out

...there have been 23 moose-vehicle accidents on the Sterling Highway, but no fatalities, according to the Alaska Highway Safety Office. "It's getting darker earlier now," said spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, with the Alaska State Troopers...


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