NUNAPITCHUK, Alaska (AP) — A southwest Alaska village man suspected of stabbing another person with an ulu has been charged with felony assault.
Alaska State Troopers say 21-year-old Dale Sallison of Nunapitchuk (noo-NUH-pit-chook) stabbed one family member, choked another and assaulted a ...
Trial underway for North Pole father charged in son’s death
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A Fairbanks jury is hearing testimony in the trial of a North Pole man charged with killing his 4-year-old son.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 31-year-old Christopher Sadowski is charged with first- and second-degree murder in the death of Christopher ...
Dragged carpet roll investigated in Alaska man’s death
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A video showing a car pulling a rolled-up carpet down a snowy Alaska road may be linked to the death of a man found dead in the vehicle later that night.
Alaska State Troopers initially reported the death last month of Jose Santiago, 56, as a fatality in a car ...
The Latest: Selfie-takers told to stay off buckled road
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska earthquake (all times local):
Authorities in Alaska are urging the selfie-taking public to stay away from a road that was badly mangled by last week’s powerful earthquake.
Alaska State Trooper spokesman Jonathon ...
WASILLA, Alaska (AP) — A 33-year-old woman died when she was struck as she walked along a rural Wasilla road.
Alaska State Troopers say Tammy Mclinn of Wasilla died in the hit-and-run crash.
A witness just before 9:30 a.m. Monday called 911 to report finding a woman dead along Vine ...
Troopers release name of officer in Palmer fatal shooting
PALMER, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of the officer who fatally shot a Palmer suspect.
Troopers say Trooper Christopher Havens fired the shots that killed 20-year-old Cameron McCarthy.
Palmer police Thursday afternoon spotted McCarthy at the Palmer Train ...
NORTH POLE, Alaska (AP) — A 34-year-old North Pole woman died when her pickup flipped into a slough northwest of the city.
Alaska State Troopers Crystal Kmiec died late Saturday night.
Troopers took a call on the crash just before midnight.
Fairbanks man dies in single-car crash northwest of city
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A Fairbanks man died when his car crashed northwest of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say 56-year-old Jose Raul Santiago died Wednesday night.
Santiago at around 7 p.m. was driving on Ballaine Road. His car left the roadway, entered an embankment and crashed ...
Man with machete killed by trooper in downtown Palmer
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man armed with a machete was shot and killed by an Alaska State Trooper in downtown Palmer.
The man died Thursday night. His name has not been released.
Palmer police early Thursday afternoon called troopers for assistance after reporting a man with a ...
2 teenage boys charged in caribou harassment, killing
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say two teenage boys from Kotzebue illegally killed a caribou after chasing the animal on a snowmobile and ramming it several times.
The boys, aged 16 and 17, are facing charges including harassment and taking a bull caribou during a closed ...
Driver, sled dogs injured in collision near Wasilla
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A driver was injured and two dogs in a sled dog team were hurt in a collision near Wasilla.
Anchorage television station KTVA reports a crash between an SUV and a pickup ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Sixteen Fort Wainwright soldiers and other motorists escaped injury in a four-vehicle crash on the Parks Highway.
The crash occurred late Friday morning at Mile 169 about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Cantwell.
Alaska State Troopers say 26-year-old Logan ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The terrain around the remains of two climbers who died eight months ago while scaling the Mendenhall Towers is still too treacherous to access, rescue officials said.
The area is exposed to rockfall and icefall and contains deep crevasses, and now it’s covered by ...
Fairbanks man dies in pickup crash east of North Pole
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A Fairbanks man died when his pickup left a roadway and struck trees east of North Pole.
Alaska State Troopers say 33-year-old Bryce Benson died Sunday night.
Troopers say Benson just before 11 p.m. was driving at a high rate of speed and lost control on ice. ...
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — A 53-year-old Ketchikan man suspected of smashing his girlfriend’s vehicle and showing up at her home with a gasoline can has been indicted on charges of felony assault and attempted arson.
The Ketchikan Daily News
NOME, Alaska (AP) — A Nome man is missing after falling off a fishing boat.
Alaska State Troopers say 56-year-old Anthony Shelp fell overboard Friday morning.
Family members tried to pull him back on board but could not.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The state fire marshal will investigate the death of a 2-year-old child inside a burning vehicle.
Alaska State Troopers say the child died Thursday afternoon west of Wasilla.
Investigators say the vehicle caught on fire and the child was trapped ...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska woman who menaced a family with a BB gun during a road rage incident will avoid jail time.
Betty Jean Holder, 49, of North Pole was initially charged with two counts of felony assault, the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported.
In a plea arrangement, ...
KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — The body of a woman has been recovered from waters off Ketchikan.
Alaska State Troopers say 66-year-old Doretta Dowhitt died Wednesday near Hole-In-The-Wall Harbor, a boat launch about 8 miles (13 kilometers) south of Ketchikan.
A neighbor at 6:30 a.m. ...
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — The three candidates for Alaska governor have outlined options to improve public safety in rural areas of the state.
The three gubernatorial campaigns presented solutions after delegates attending the Association of Village Council Presidents’ annual convention last ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 46-year-old Washington state man is accused of fatally stabbing another Washington man in Alaska.
John Stapleton of Kent, Washington, is charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 61-year-old John Fergerson Sr. of Bremerton, ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are investigating the death of a 58-year-old Anchorage woman who was found dead inside her recreational vehicle in Ninilchik with a highly intoxicated man who refused to cooperate with authorities.
Troopers say Kathy Vancleve’s worried ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 35-year-old man left his pickup truck with his clothes on fire after sitting on a non-lethal chemical weapon fired into the truck by Alaska State Troopers.
The man was treated for injuries and was not in custody Friday.
Troopers have recommended that state ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Law enforcement officers told a young Alaska Native man 78 times to put down his gun before he pointed the weapon at them and was fatally shot on Christmas Eve, the chief of the Fairbanks Police Department said.
Police and Alaska State Troopers on Wednesday ...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have released the name of a Fairbanks teenager seriously injured in a motorcycle crash.
Troopers say 18-year Zakary Skinner remains in critical condition at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
Troopers on Monday afternoon received word of a ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A crash on the Steese Highway near Fox has killed two people, including a child, and injured two others, including a teenager.
Alaska State Troopers say the single-vehicle crash Thursday afternoon resulted in the deaths of 72-year-old Ruth Crow of Circle and ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers have released the names of three men killed in a collision on the Parks Highway.
Troopers earlier identified a fourth man killed in the Monday crash as 78-year-old Basava Veluvola of India.
The other three killed were Siva Veeramachani, ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a man who was onboard a helicopter that crashed last week in southeast Alaska.
Alaska State Troopers say the body of 53-year-old David William King of Sutton was found Monday on a beach about three-quarters of a mile from the ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — One of four men killed in a collision on the Parks Highway has been identified as a 78-year-old man from India.
Alaska State Troopers say Basava Veluvola was among five people traveling in a van that passed a commercial vehicle in a no-passing zone Monday south of ...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Authorities were legally justified in their use of deadly force in the fatal shooting of a 20-year-old Fairbanks man last year, according to report from state prosecutors.
The report released Monday by the state Office of Special Prosecutions says three Alaska ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers are investigating a collision on the Parks Highway that left four men dead and injured others, including a 2-year-old boy.
Troopers say the men killed Monday afternoon were among five people who had been traveling in a van that passed a ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A female bear and her two cubs mauled and killed a young man working at a remote mine site on a southeast Alaska island with one of the highest bear densities in the state, authorities said Monday.
Anthony David Montoya, 18, a contract worker from Hollis, Oklahoma, ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin’s oldest son, Track, hit a woman in the head after telling her that she couldn’t leave his house and resisted as authorities arrested him, court documents said.
Track Palin, 29, is in jail facing misdemeanor charges including assault, ...
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on a fatal bear mauling in Alaska (all times local):
Authorities say an Oklahoma man was fatally mauled by a bear and two cubs near a southeast Alaska mine.
Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as 18-year-old Anthony David ...
Tennessee man dies in collision with moose in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities say a 25-year-old Tennessee man has died in Alaska after a traffic collision with a moose, and his passenger was seriously injured.
Alaska State Troopers say Bryan Sprenz of Knoxville, Tennessee, was pronounced dead at the scene of the early Wednesday ...
Pilot dies in crash of Regal Air plane near Rainy Pass
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 67-year-old pilot died when his airplane crashed near Rainy Pass.
Alaska State Troopers say Carl David Oberg was the only person on board the Cessna 206 when it crashed Monday at the pass in the Alaska Range.
The airplane was operated by Regal Air Services ...
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A crash of a small airplane killed two Fairbanks men on a hunting trip.
Alaska State Troopers say an airplane belonging to 45-year-old Timothy Sonnenberg was spotted crashed and burned south of Gold Creek.
Sonnenberg and 43-year-old Jason Roberts were ...
Troopers find Fort Wainwright’s soldier’s body in car
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers found the body of a Fort Wainwright soldier who had been missing for nearly a week.
The troopers were at Harding Lake on Saturday investigating a report of an apparently abandoned vehicle, the Fairbanks Daily News Miner
KASIGLUK, Alaska (AP) — An emergency medical flight attempting to land at an Alaska village had to turn back because lights on the runway had been vandalized.
Someone broke 43 runway lights at the airport in Kasigluk, a village of 630 people about 26 miles (42 kilometers) northwest of ...
Alaska troopers to cite bear watchers who stop on bridges
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Alaska troopers said they will begin issuing citations to people found stopping on bridges on Kodiak Island to watch bears.
Kodiak Post Alaska State Troopers and Wildlife Troopers have responded to multiple calls this summer about drivers and pedestrians stopping on ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A search is underway for man missing from a southeast Alaska village.
Alaska State Troopers say 55-year-old Reginald Skeek Jr. has not been seen since Wednesday afternoon.
Skeek was last seen at a village liquor store.
Woman dies in rollover crash northwest of Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A 26-year-old Fairbanks woman died when her pickup rolled northwest of the city.
Alaska State Troopers say Darla Thompson died in a rollover crash on Murphy Dome Road in the Goldstream Valley.
Speed may have been a factor in the crash.
BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Bethel have identified a woman who died after a boat crash.
Alaska State Troopers on Thursday recovered the body of a woman floating face-down in the Kuskokwim River just south of the village of Napakiak (nah-PAK-ee-ak).
The state medical examiner ...
Troopers: Missing 10-year-old Alaska girl found dead
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 10-year-old girl has been found dead Friday, authorities said, more than a week after she was reported missing in a remote Inupiat Eskimo town on Alaska’s northwestern coast.
Ashley Johnson-Barr’s remains were found east of Kotzebue, Alaska State Troopers ...
The Latest: Man arrested in connection with missing girl
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a missing 10-year-old girl’s body near her hometown in northwestern Alaska (all times local):
Authorities have arrested a 41-year-old man in connection with the disappearance of a 10-year-old girl whose body was ...
Alaska State Troopers say a 10-year-old girl has been found dead more than a week after she was reported missing
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers say a 10-year-old girl has been found dead more than a week after she was reported missing.
4 unharmed after small plane crashes on way to Soldotna
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Four people escaped injury when a small airplane crashed on its way to Soldotna.
Alaska State Troopers say searchers Thursday afternoon found the overturned airplane in 3 to 4 feet (0.9 to 1.2 meters) of water, surrounded by swamp, about a mile southeast of 8 Mile ...
17 FBI agents help in search for missing Alaska girl
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A search that includes 17 FBI agents has yielded no sign of a 10-year-old girl who went missing in a remote, largely Inupiat Eskimo town north of the Arctic Circle on Alaska’s western coast, prompting authorities to investigate whether foul play was ...
Troopers release name of woman killed in Ester trailer fire
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A woman who died in a fire outside Fairbanks has been positively identified.
Alaska State Troopers say 35-year-old Sarah Monroe of Fairbanks died Aug. 25.
Troopers that afternoon received notice that a fire was burning a trailer in Ester, a Parks Highway ...
Southwest Alaska village man dies in crash of pickup
MANOKOTAK, Alaska (AP) — A 23-year-old southwest Alaska man died in the crash of a pickup.
Alaska State Troopers say Darren Nanalook of Manokotak (man-oh-KOH-tak) died when his truck crashed in the village. High speed may have been a factor.
Troopers received a call on the crash ...