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Homeless man in Anchorage uses homemade spear to kill bear

...outside a tent. David Tandler, 49, told officers he was worried it would harm children inside the tent, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said in an email to The Associated Press. No children were present at the camp site when troopers...
News September 2014 near Homer.Under Alaska law, it is illegal to use a helicopter to hunt for game.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters says the allegations surfaced when someone who worked for the production company tipped off troopers...
Federal investigators expected at site of plane crash

...Rescuers planned to try again to recover the body of pilot Fariah Peterson of Birmingham, Alabama, said Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen.The Cessna 207, operated by Wings of Alaska, departed from Juneau and was headed to the community...
Man killed in trooper-involved shooting

...authorities said. The man was shot after advancing on three troopers while carrying the raised bat, Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said. An initial report said the man was killed in an exchange of gunfire, but Ipsen said that...
Accident closes Spur near CH2M Hill facility

...A rear-end collision has closed the Kenai Spur Highway near CH2M Hill at Veco Avenue, according to Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters. Three people were transported to Central Peninsula Hospital. Troopers received a call about...
Crash seriously injures 2, closes Seward Highway

...crash that closed both lanes of the Seward Highway for nearly three hours and left 11 people injured. Alaska State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters says the two-vehicle crash occurred Sunday afternoon three miles north of Girdwood. Troopers...
Studded tire deadline extended

...Sterling Highway that runs across the Kenai Peninsula also falls under the normal May 1 deadline.An Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said the extension should provide all motorists an "additional margin of safety on lingering winter roads...
Keeping gun safety in mind

...also recently injured after shooting himself in the leg while at a large drinking party.Megan Peters, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman, said it is important to remind teens that while firearms have legitimate summertime purposes, such as protection...
Fairbanks man killed in bear mauling

...occurred Thursday evening.The family member sought shelter inside the cabin and called authorities, Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.A troopers helicopter dispatched from Fairbanks was unable to land in the terrain, but...
Crash kills 1

...Republican majority leader was killed Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle accident on the Sterling Highway.Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters confirmed that Robert Stenehjem died as a result of the one-car rollover accident at Mile 104...


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