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Troopers identify plane crash victims

...the scene by helicopter after the plane was reported overdue, and a local pilot spotted the burning wreckage, troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said.Responders found the remains of the men in the wreckage.Johnson said he didn't know who...
Accidental pistol discharge injures two Soldotna men

...fired one shot striking himself and his friend, Arnold Sipes, 22, who was seated in the driver's seat," troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said in an email.Moore was treated at Central Peninsula Hospital for his injuries while Sipes was...
Keeping gun safety in mind

...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 a Pavehawk...
Troopers consider charges after drug overdose

...Troopers Thad Hamilton and Eric Olsen found the man unconscious, with foam around his mouth, when they arrived, troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said.They applied a sternum rub, Ipsen said.Hamilton rolled the man on his side. Olsen formed...
Woman shot after running from, firing at trooper

...kept going then slowed the vehicle. "When the vehicle temporarily stopped, the female driver began shooting," trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said in a release. "The AWT trooper returned fire." After the exchange of gunshots, the woman...
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 report...
Illegal gun recreation persists in area, issue lacks solutions

...may have permission from a property owner, but that doesn't mean everything they're doing is legal, said troopers' spokeswoman Megan Peters in an email. People have to read the laws pertaining to firearms and land ownership, she added...
Accident closes Spur near CH2M Hill facility

...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 the...
Police respond to accidents caused by first snowfall

...important. The troopers received 11 reports of vehicle accidents, none of which resulted in injuries, said troopers' spokeswoman Megan Peters in an email. They also received nine reports of vehicles in ditches. The number of cars ditch diving...


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