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Two injured in Thanksgiving Day plane crash near Cook Inlet

...sometime before noon on Thursday, according to Alaska State Troopers. Two people were rescued via helicopter, said Troopers spokesperson Tim DeSpain. "The plane crash was seen from the air, pretty much across the inlet from Nikiski and they could...
Seward Highway reopens, troopers searching for suspect

Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said that the Seward Highway has been reopened Friday afternon following an investigation by the Alaska State Troopers...
Photo feature: Rough landing

...the ice of Tern Lake at the junction of the Seward and Sterling highways on Saturday afternoon. Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said the plane's landing gear was disabled, but that while troopers were aware of the situation...
Accident closes Sterling Highway

...reopen the highway as soon as possible. Troopers could have a single lane thoroughfare open within an hour, said troopers' spokesperson Megan Peters. At 1:30 p.m., troopers received a call regarding an elderly couple who had slid into a guardrail...
Two men stranded on skiff in Cook Inlet

...water, according to Alaska State Troopers. "It appears the water being taken on is due to the choppy seas," Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said. The two men are communicating with rescuers through hand signals. Initially receiving a call...
UPDATE: Package not found to be hazardous

...Troopers sent the envelope to the Department of Health's lab Tuesday in order to determine what the substance is, Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said. The Kenai Courthouse was vacated Monday afternoon after a suspicious envelope was received...
Alaska troopers encourage selfies for backcountry travelers

...Alaskans take a selfie right before heading out into the backcountry, as a way to account for their whereabouts.Troopers spokesperson Beth Ipsen said the advice to snap a selfie is part of a larger push to encourage those venturing into the backcountry...
School bus rear-ended on K-Beach Road SUV involved in the crash. A pickup with a single occupant was also involved. Megan Peters, Alaska State Troopers spokesperson, said it appears that one of the vehicles rear-ended the other vehicle, which then rear-ended the school...
ATM burglarized at Nikiski market

...alarm went off; the suspects panicked and took off. He said the truck was set on fire a mile down the road. Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said the truck was believed to be stolen but could not confirm where or who it belonged to. The...
Fire scorches home that was site of drug bust

...about 45 minutes and remained on scene for two hours to make sure the fire was fully extinguished. Alaska State Troopers spokesperson Megan Peters said troopers responded to the fire but the investigation would be handled by CES unless the cause...


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