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Bland Peninsula winter improves moose-car collision rate

Spotting a moose early, slowing down and passing it safely is the best case scenario for drivers who come across the animals on the Kenai Peninsula's highways.
Busy weekend sees increase in accidents

...resulted in any life-threatening injuries, Nelson said.On Sunday CES and Soldotna Police responded to a two-car collision at the Kalifornsky Beach Road and Sterling Highway intersection at about 1:30 p.m. Nelson said one person was...
Highway accident kills Soldotna man, 85

The Sterling Highway reopened late Friday afternoon following a two-car collision that killed an elderly man a few miles north of Rocky's Cafe and the Kasilof Community Church. One man died in the accident...
Man killed in snowmachine-car collision

A Soldotna man riding a snowmachine was killed Wednesday evening when he was struck from behind by a car at the intersection of Brown's Lake Road and Seclusion Street, off of Rabbit Run Road.
High-tech monitor for man accused of manslaughter When Clarence Helgevold Jr. allegedly hit and killed 47-year-old George Larion in a January snowmachine-car collision, he was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence and felony manslaughter. Eric Derleth, Helgevold's...
1 killed, 14 injured in crash near Anchorage

ANCHORAGE - One person has been killed and 14 others injured in a three-car collision on the Seward Highway south of Anchorage.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters tells The Associated Press that one person...
Wolves unfairly targeted for predator control

...6 percent of moose kills while bears are responsible for up to 50 percent. Hunters, both legal and illegal, and car collisions account for the rest of the mortality. Should wolves, an intelligent and irrationally maligned species be made the...
Two car collision at Kalifornsky Beach intersection

Two cars collided early Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Kalifornsky Beach Road and E. Poppy Lane. Central Emergency Services responded to the collision, taking two motorists to Central Peninsula Hospital for injury evaluations. The injuries were non-life threatening, according to a CES official. An unspecified pickup truck and Nissan SUV struck each other when one of the vehicles continued forward while the other vehicle turned left. Both claimed they had the right of way, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Looking back 2011: Top Clarion news stories

...this World of Mine," released at the height of her "Dancing with the Stars" fame. Man killed in snowmachine-car collision By Karen Garcia A Soldotna man riding a snowmachine was killed Wednesday evening when he was struck from behind by...
Winter hasn't loosened grip for moose

...for the Fish and Game's Division of Wildlife Conservation While there won't be a total on the number of moose-car collisions in Anchorage until the end of the season (typically, about 155 moose are killed in accidents), it's been a record-breaking...


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