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State Trooper arrested on charges of domestic violence

The Wasilla and Kenai police departments investigated the allegations.

 

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A Utah doctor is accused of lying to get a high-elevation helicopter to rescue him off the tallest mountain in North America and then destroying evidence.

Utah doctor accused of lying for Denali helicopter rescue

Dr. Jason Lance was charged Tuesday with three misdemeanors from his May attempt to summit Denali.

 

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Alaska officials consider more charges in Safeway shooting

Police said Joshua Eric Butcher sprayed bullets throughout the Safeway store early Sunday evening.

 

This undated photo released by the Alaska State Department of Public Safety shows Robin Pelkey just before her 18th birthday. The remains of a woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of 17 victims of a notorious Alaska serial killer, have been identified through DNA profiling as Robin Pelkey, authorities said Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (Alaska State Department of Public Safety via AP)

DNA match IDs serial killer’s victim after 37 years

Robin Pelkey was 19 and living on the streets of Anchorage when she was killed by Robert Hansen in the early 1980s, investigators said.

This undated photo released by the Alaska State Department of Public Safety shows Robin Pelkey just before her 18th birthday. The remains of a woman known for 37 years only as Horseshoe Harriet, one of 17 victims of a notorious Alaska serial killer, have been identified through DNA profiling as Robin Pelkey, authorities said Friday, Oct. 22, 2021. (Alaska State Department of Public Safety via AP)
This screen capture from surveillance footage released by the Anchorage Police Department shows a masked man vandalizing the Alaska Jewish Museum in Anchorage in May. (Courtesy photo / APD)

Museums statewide condemn antisemitic vandalism

Two incidents, one in May, one in September, have marred the museum this year.

This screen capture from surveillance footage released by the Anchorage Police Department shows a masked man vandalizing the Alaska Jewish Museum in Anchorage in May. (Courtesy photo / APD)
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Soldotna Trooper arrested for multiple charges of child sex abuse

He has been a State Trooper in Soldotna since June 2020.

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The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, Alaska, photographed on Feb. 26, 2019. (Peninsula Clarion file)

Former Pop Warner president indicted for fraud, theft

The former president of the nonprofit Kenai Peninsula Pop Warner football club was indicted by a Kenai grand jury on counts of theft and fraudulent… Continue reading

The entrance to the Kenai Courthouse in Kenai, Alaska, photographed on Feb. 26, 2019. (Peninsula Clarion file)
FILE - In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. The Justice Department said Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, that it would work toward providing families of 9/11 victims with more information about the run-up to the attacks as part of a federal lawsuit that aims to hold the Saudi government accountable. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

Kasilof man indicited for interstate death threats

A Kasilof man arrested earlier this month in connection with sending interstate death threats was indicted by a federal grand jury in Alaska, the United… Continue reading

FILE - In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. The Justice Department said Monday, Aug. 9, 2021, that it would work toward providing families of 9/11 victims with more information about the run-up to the attacks as part of a federal lawsuit that aims to hold the Saudi government accountable. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
This undated photo provided by Scotty Barr shows his daughter, Ashley Johnson Barr, who was killed in Kotzebue in September 2018. Peter Wilson of Kotzebue was sentenced to 99 years in prison Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Kotzebue. (Courtesy Photo / Scotty Barr)

Alaska man sentenced to 99 years in death of Kotzebue girl

Peter Vance Wilson, 44, had earlier pleaded guilty to charges of murder and sexual abuse as part of an agreement with prosecutors.

This undated photo provided by Scotty Barr shows his daughter, Ashley Johnson Barr, who was killed in Kotzebue in September 2018. Peter Wilson of Kotzebue was sentenced to 99 years in prison Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021, in Kotzebue. (Courtesy Photo / Scotty Barr)
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Kenai Courthouse is photographed on Feb. 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)
Kenai Courthouse is photographed on Feb. 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)
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Kasilof man arrested in connection to alleged death threats

Tarbell began in August making threats to individuals in Vermont and others states, according to an FBI affidavit.

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A podium marks the beginning of a StoryWalk at Soldotna Creek Park on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. The project was discontinued in August due to vandalism. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

StoryWalk vandalism results in project’s early end

The StoryWalk was made possible by a $2,500 donation from the Soldotna Library Friends.

A podium marks the beginning of a StoryWalk at Soldotna Creek Park on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 in Soldotna, Alaska. The project was discontinued in August due to vandalism. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)
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Kenai Courthouse is photographed on February 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)
Kenai Courthouse is photographed on February 26, 2019 in Kenai, Alaska. (Clarion file)
Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska at the store on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. Troopers were searching for the alleged shooter, Bret Herrick, 60. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Trooper’s gun malfunctioned in Anchor Point shooting

The shooting happened when trooper Bruce Brueggeman attempted to serve an arrest warrant.

Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska at the store on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. Troopers were searching for the alleged shooter, Bret Herrick, 60. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Alaska State Troopers and members of the Special Emergency Reaction Team respond at a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska, on the Sterling Highway. An Alaska State Trooper was shot and is in fair condition at an Anchorage hospital. Troopers arrested the suspect, Bret Herrick, 60, on Tuesday morning, Aug. 24, 2021. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Troopers arrest man wanted in Anchor Point shooting

The man will be charged with first-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Alaska State Troopers and members of the Special Emergency Reaction Team respond at a shooting scene on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, at the Anchor Point Warehouse in Anchor Point, Alaska, on the Sterling Highway. An Alaska State Trooper was shot and is in fair condition at an Anchorage hospital. Troopers arrested the suspect, Bret Herrick, 60, on Tuesday morning, Aug. 24, 2021. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Parents on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, pick up students at Chapman School in Anchor Point, Alaska, after a shooting about a half mile north on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. The school was on lockdown while troopers searched for the alleged shooter, Bret Herrick, 60. An Alaska State Trooper stands by. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Troopers arrest wanted man on Tuesday morning

Injured trooper is in fair condition at Anchorage hospital; Chapman School closed for Tuesday.

Parents on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, pick up students at Chapman School in Anchor Point, Alaska, after a shooting about a half mile north on the Sterling Highway in which an Alaska State Trooper was shot. The school was on lockdown while troopers searched for the alleged shooter, Bret Herrick, 60. An Alaska State Trooper stands by. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting of a trooper at the Anchor Point Warehouse on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/ Homer News)

Anchor Point shooting injures trooper

A 60-year-old Anchor Point man wanted in connection to the shooting

Alaska State Troopers investigate a shooting of a trooper at the Anchor Point Warehouse on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/ Homer News)
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Increased Trooper presence expected through Labor Day

The announcement comes after multiple vehicle accidents on the central peninsula have recorded both injuries and fatalities.

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