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Man shot, killed by trooper

...trooper was taken to Central Peninsula Hospital for minor injuries by a Central Emergency Services ambulance, said CES Captain Lesley Quelland. The man's name has not yet been released. The Alaska State Troopers do not release the name of...
Texas man recovering following bear attack

...LifeMed took Matthews to Central Peninsula Hospital after being called by Central Emergency Services, according to CES Captain Terry Bookey."We never actually made contact," Bookey said. "LifeMed was able to fly and they contacted the patient...
Voters to decide future of CES equipment replacement

...fleet, only to replace aging equipment including two engines, the ladder truck, a tanker and three ambulances, said CES Captain Terry Bookey.To pay back the bonds, a yes vote on Prop 4 would also approve a .17 mill increase, or an extra annual...
6 injured in van rollover

...Information Officer Megan Peters said in an email she did not know the extent of the patients' injuries. Neither did CES Captain Reed Quinton, who said CES personnel were called out to the scene of the accident around 8:50 a.m."When we got...
CES launches new volunteer program

...look at offering health care benefits," he said. "It really started muddying the waters." So, CES hired retired CES captain Dick Kapp as the volunteer coordinator and launched a campaign to revamp its volunteer program. Under the new program...
CES responds to K-Beach collision

...diverted traffic onto Frontage Road for one hour. At approximately 9:30 a.m. a report was received of the accident. CES Captain Lesley Quelland and crew responded to find two pickups on their side. According to Quelland a semi-truck pulling...
Troopers suspect arson in mobile home fire

...The trailer on Arc Loop Road in Soldotna was unoccupied at the time of the fire, and appears to have been abandoned, CES Captain Lesley Quelland said. No one was injured. The fire was under control after 21 minutes and out after 25 minutes. The...
Ready to respond: Most calls involve medical treatment

...incidents. Only 10 percent of calls are fire-related; of those just 3 to 4 percent are working structure fires, said CES Captain Lesley Quelland on Wednesday at CES' fourth annual media day. This year, CES offered a taste of a day in the life...
Two in stable condition after highway accident

...Central Peninsula Hospital following a car accident Tuesday.Central Emergency Services responded to the accident. CES Captain Lesley Quelland said both women are in stable condition.The accident happened after 2 p.m. at mile 102 of the Sterling...
Around the District

...participated in a read-in, with guest readers from the community reading to classes. CES Chief Chris Mokracek, CES Captain Jack Anderson, CES Assistant Fire Marshall Brad Nelson, Samaritan Air's Mary Jane Mills, Kenai Borough's Mayor...


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