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Nikiski teacher's wounds life-threatening

Teacher on administrative leave, still in hospital after being accused of inappropriate contact with a student
First dusting of snow brings little chaos to area

The white fluffy flakes that started falling Sunday was a sure sign that winter has arrived on the Kenai Peninsula. Another sign of winter's arrival is cars in ditches and the smell of new tires.
Good news: Roads safe during holiday

...going to be out there, there is a lot less (reckless) behavior," said Megan Peters, a public information officer for the Alaska State Troopers. After more than 54 fatalities on state roads so far this year, troopers announced a statewide...
Crash course

Friday's snowfall gave Kenai Peninsula motorists a crash course in driving in inclement weather. But even as flakes fluttered to the ground and vehicles rolled over or skidded off roads, very few accidents resulted in injuries.
Cold medicine has Kenai man in hot water

Excessive purchases of the drug pseudoephedrine, the active ingredient in many cold medicines, lead to the arrest of a Kenai man on Tuesday.
Sterling Highway crash kills 1

David Chapman, 43, of Sterling, was pronounced dead on the scene Friday evening after his car collided with a tractor trailer on the Sterling Highway.
Missing canoeist located

An Alaska Wildlife Trooper found Ray Tranpiar of Michigan on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. after he was separated from his party on the Swanson River.
Troopers identify body found on Kalgin Island

...Obispo, Calif., drowned, but how his body got on the island is still a mystery. Megan Peters, information officer for the Alaska State Troopers, said Vo, a licensed manicurist in the state of California, wasn't reported missing. His family...
CES keeps up LifeGuard search

Every day since Tuesday five Central Emergency Services rescue workers have combed the inlets and fjords of Prince William Sound in the hopes of finding some clue as to the location of the LifeGuard helicopter that went missing more than a week ago.
Argument leads to shooting, arrest

A Soldotna man was arrested for assault when he turned himself in at the Soldotna Police Department after shooting another man in the leg on Saturday. An argument sent Samuel Willey, 40, of Soldotna, to the hospital with gunshot wounds after Joshua Freeman, 24, also of Soldotna, shot him with a handgun.


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