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Trooper vehicle totaled near Soldotna

...roadside ditch, near mile 99 of the highway rolled onto their sides and were totalled, according to the dispatch. Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said the accident happened just before 5:40 p.m.Reach Rashah McChesney at rashah.mcchesney...
Trooper helicopter crashes during rescue

...State Trooper helicopter with three people on board has crashed during a mission to rescue a stranded snowmobiler. Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters says the crash site was spotted Sunday and no survivors have been found, but she could not immediately...
Four rescued after Cook Inlet plane crash

...All four passengers managed to evacuate the plane and climbed atop the wreckage to wait for help, according to Trooper Spokeswoman Megan Peters.Names were not immediately released.A helicopter manned by a sole trooper happened to be in the...
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...
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...
Troopers still sniffing for clues in pot bust

...State Troopers are still investigating a large marijuana grow discovered off Tower Circle in Seward on March 20. Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said no one has been charged in the approximately 150-plant bust, and police are still determining...
Kasilof man dies in snowmachine accident

...died in a snowmachine accident Tuesday was found with the still running Polaris on top of him. Alaska State State Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said Randall Wilson, 45, was discovered at the end of a driveway on Teal Drive in Kasilof early...
Troopers identify possible victim in river drowning

...been seen since Wednesday, and troopers say Smithwick's vehicle was found left near The Pillars boat launch. Trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen said that man's description matched the shirtless fisherman who witnesses reported they saw slip below...
Trooper helicopter crashes during rescue

...night in the south-central part of the state, and no survivors have been found, an agency spokeswoman said.Trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said the crash site was spotted Sunday, but she could not immediately confirm that the three on board...
Nikiski firefighter poisoned

...antifreeze. Authorities were alerted to Schwarz?s condition after it came in as a medical call, according to trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters. However, once it was determined he was ill from antifreeze, troopers opened an investigation to determine...


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