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Refuge Notebook: The Kenai Isthmus is a management conundrum

The Kenai Peninsula is a big chunk of land. With more than 6 million acres, it's about the size of Belgium or Maryland.
Troopers take a closer look

Time spent investigating criminal cases and highway fatalities stands to be significantly reduced in Alaska thanks to improved scene documenting technology used by troopers.
News The plan is to have troopers based out of Anchorage to cover traffic and safety patrols along the Seward Highway all the way to Cooper Landing, about a 100 mile drive.In response, the Girdwood Board of Supervisors has formed...
President arrives in Seward

Standing at the bow of the Viewfinder, President Barack Obama gripped the steel railing as the boat cut through the deep blue water of Resurrection Bay amid the mountains, islands and glaciers in the Kenai Fjords National Park.
Girdwood trooper post to remain open through June

The Girdwood post of the Alaska State Troopers, originally slated to be closed Jan. 1, will remain open at least through June 30, troopers say.
Troopers end search for Anchorage man

...Mitchell, 38, since no other clues have been found since his vehicle was identified on a trail near mile 87 of the Seward Highway on Sept. 26."Due to not finding additional signs of Mitchell, the worsening environmental conditions and as...
Search resumes for missing Anchorage man

As Alaska State Troopers combed an portion of the Seward Highway where missing Anchorage man Kevin Mitchell's an area south of Girdwood, near mile 87.5 of the Seward Highway, where his truck was discovered. Mitchell is believed...
Voices of Alaska: Road closures after traffic crashes a necessity

Recently, we Alaskans have experienced several tragic fatal traffic crashes on our highways around Southcentral Alaska, which forced the Alaska State Troopers (AST) to close the affected sections of the highway while we completed our investigations.
Investigation of Seward Highway crash ongoing

Preliminary investigation of last weekend's accident on the Seward Highway has revealed the tour bus involved crashed into the vehicles in front of it.It appears three vehicles were stopped in the northbound...
Seward Highway closed for accident

...information develops. Saturday, August 1, 11:45 The Seward Highway re-opened Friday around 11:15 p.m. after an...Information Officer Megan Peters wrote in an email that the Seward Highway is likely to be closed until 8 p.m. due to the...


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