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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker at about 4:45 p.m. Thursday. He was high up enough on the mountain to get cell phone service, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters. "We had another rescue in a similar area the week before where someone didn't have cell coverage...
Man wounded by Troopers on Sterling Highway

...taken to an Anchorage hospital for treatment of what were described as serious injuries.No troopers were hurt.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said she didn't have any additional details.
Nikiski teacher's wounds life-threatening

...waited until about 12:45 p.m. At the time, Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the troopers had not asked the...but would not divulge details of the situation. Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the Troopers had not asked the...
Man arrested in deaths of Alaska State Troopers

...gone to Tanana to follow up on a report Wednesday night that someone "had brandished a firearm in the village," troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said. Rich and Johnson worked out of the troopers' Fairbanks rural service unit. Cruger said the...
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...
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...
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 say...
Slick roads cause numerous collisions

...the area. As of press time, Kenai Police Department reported two accidents; Soldotna Police reported none.Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said roads across southcentral Alaska were slick and caused numerous accidents of different severities...
Investigation of trooper helicopter crash begins

...hundreds of search-and-rescue missions since he was hired in December 2000. He was cautious about weather, said trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters."The only thing different about this that I can see is Mel didn't come home. Helo 1 didn't...


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