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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 KTVAreportsa crash between an SUV and a pickup sent the truck into a dog team being trained by Iditarod musher Kristy Berington.Berington was training dogs
Tuesday morning accident involves two vehicles, dog team
“Where the sun is hitting the road, the roads are fairly dry, but it was a shaded area. They were icy. That’s the worst type of driving conditions,” Barkley said.
Completed Wasilla Vehicle Theft Investigation Solves Second Months-Old Case
Alaska State Troopers solved a second, months-long stolen vehicle case while investigating a new stolen vehicle case on Friday, troopers report.
POLICE BRIEFS: Middle school student punches teacher
On Nov. 8 at around 10 a.m., police were called to Gruening Middle School after a student allegedly punched a teacher multiple times. According to APD, the student was released to a parent and charges were forwarded to the Department of Juvenile Justice.
Kabuki Coffee: Raising awareness for Kabuki syndrome
WASILLA—Chances are, if you stop by the Kabuki Coffee shop in the new Mat-Su Health Foundation building off Crusey Street, you’ll see Rikki King with a glowing smile behind the counter.
Two years since Grunwald's murder, jury selection for 2nd suspect stretches on
David's parents, Edie and Ben Grunwald, have been at every day of the selection process, taking notes on each potential juror.
Local officials, designers look at the future of the Veterans Wall of Honor
WASILLA — Crowds assembled at the new Veterans Wall of Honor in Wasilla were happy to hear about the future of the project, which will feature a pavilion. Those who attended braved the harsh early-winter weather in Wasilla of freezing rain and gusting winds. Two tarps were set up and tied down to st
Wasilla man sentenced to eight years for assault
David Hyde, 64, was arrested Feb. 27, 2018, after attacking a man over a financial disagreement. Hyde was sentenced for assault charges that originally stemmed from attempted murder allegations.
Police identify woman killed in hit-and-run collision
Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via EmailShare on TumblrShare on RedditShare on LinkedInShare on Google PlusPrint articleAnchorage police identified the woman killed Saturday ina hit-and-run collisionon a street in Ship Creek as Michele Kulukhon, 35.Public records show Kulukhon had previous a
Dunleavy Inaugural Celebration scheduled for Dec. 4 in Wasilla
Dunleavy, who defeated Democratic nominee Mark Begich in the race for governor on Nov. 6 made the announcement Saturday during an appearance in Fairbanks. Dunleavy, a former state senator, resides with his family in Wasilla.
Thieves Steal Two Trucks, Pillage Two Connexes in Houston
A Houston victim reported that thieves made off with a multitude of items from a property on Wilhelm Street this past weekend.Alaska State Troopers were contacted at 7:35 pm on Sunday that two connexes were pillaged and two vehicles were stolen from the Houston property.A green 1970 Ford F-250 two w
Suicidal Woman Taken into Custody on Title 47 Hold after Allegedly Setting Fire to Home in Palmer
Alaska State Troopers report that they have taken a suicidal female, whose name they did not reveal, into custody after a structure fire in Palmer on Monday morning.
Northern Mat-Su schools closed due to icy roads
Willow, Talkeetna and Trapper Creek elementary schools, as well as Su Valley Junior/Senior High School, were closed for the day according tothe district's website.
Authorities arrest suspects, previously n Alaska, in murder of 8 family members
Those arrested are: 47-year-old George "Billy" Wagner III; his wife, 48-year-old Angela Wagner; and their sons, 27-year-old George Wagner and 26-year-old Edward Wagner. The Wagners had since moved to Alaska.
Mat-Su School District announces four school closures
According to the MSBSD Twitter account, the schools are: Willow Elementary, Talkeetna Elementary, Trapper Creek Elementary, and Su Valley High School.
Man shot in Anchorage hotel parking lot dies of injuries
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man shot in the parking lot of a hotel in southwest Anchorage has died.Anchorage police announced Tuesday they are investigating the case, reported earlier as a drug-related shooting, as a homicide.
Driver in fatal crash says he spoke to victim before leaving | Newstalk 750 - 103.7 KFQD
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Anchorage man charged in a fatal hit-and-run crash told police he spoke to the woman he hit and she said she was fine.The Anchorage Daily News reports 71-year-old Ruti Malietufa was arraigned Monday on a felony count of leaving an accident scene without assisting an injur
In the Valley, a farm-to-trail link increases recreational opportunities
Framed by leggy cottonwoods and spruce trees, the fields of the Matanuska Experiment Farm and Extension Center are quiet now, in stark contrast to the summer's rush to mow grass hay and nurture plants that might benefit students of Alaska's agricultural products.
Man charged in fatal hit-and-run says victim claimed to be OK
"He said he saw a woman there and that she told him she was alright," charging documents read. "He double checked with her, and after she again said that she was fine, he drove to Brown Jug where his wife works."
16 soldiers safe after 4-vehicle Parks Highway crash
Alaska State Troopers say nobody was hurt Saturday when four vehicles, including two vans carrying more than a dozen U.S. Army soldiers, were involved in a crash on the Parks Highway near Denali State Park.