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New officers, troopers starting field training

...and another officer, Ian Koenig, will arrive in January. New Alaska State Troopers are scheduled to arrive at the Soldotna post for field training Monday. Burdick said going into field training, it was "nice" to start applying what he learned...
Trial for Tyonek domestic violence case begins

...purple spots from hemorrhaged blood vessels - was in both of her eyes, according to the report. Troopers serving the Soldotna post, fly into Tyonek located northwest across Cook Inlet from Nikiski, to respond to incidents there, Trooper Ryan...
New Trooper Tactical Response Vehicle already saving lives

...protecting officers and saving lives in recent situations. According to Alaska State Troopers Deputy Commander at the Soldotna Post Lt. Dane Gilmore the purpose of the vehicle is to transport the special emergency team when necessary and provide...
Heroin use on the rise on the Peninsula

...he returned to his home state from Alaska after eluding law enforcement after trying to pick up drug packages from the Soldotna post office. According to court records, Grimes and a co-conspirator tried to pick up the packages but were told to...
Photo feature: View from the top

Photo by M. Scott Moon Sledders at Soldotna Elementary School are reflected in windows at the Soldotna Post Office on Saturday afternoon.
Photo feature: Shading eye dog

...Moon Connor sports a pair of "Doggles" while waiting for his human, Kate Gelinas, to finish checking her mail at the Soldotna post office last weekend. "They keep the bugs and rocks out of his eyes," Gelinas said, adding that he's been wearing...
Car chase spans 8 miles

...early Friday morning. According to an Alaska State Trooper press release issued Saturday, a trooper vehicle from the Soldotna post attempted to stop Shor after his pickup truck made a minor traffic violation at approximately 4 a.m. Friday...
Goodies for troops on their way the Soldotna City Council on Wednesday, Dave Carey said he and his brother, Mike Carey, took the packages to the Soldotna Post Office earlier in the day and arranged to have all the boxes mailed to troops on the city?s Red, White and Blue...
Soldotna hires new finance officer

...retired as the fiscal officer for the Montana Department of Highways, replaces Marti Wilkison, who retired from the Soldotna post earlier this month. Miller is to begin Feb. 1. Boedeker said Miller, whose daughter lives in the Soldotna area...
Santa's helpers need some help

...slowing down, but cards and other first class mail are still coming in," said Margaret Stanley, postmaster at the Soldotna Post Office. Everyone picking up their packages regularly helps the post office with their ongoing deliveries during...


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