Airmen with the Alaska Air National Guard’s 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons rescued three snowmachiners stranded in the Talkeetna Mountains on Feb. 25. Four snowmachiners had set out for a ride in the Talkeetna Mountains when they became stuck, according to Lt. Col. John Morse, deputy director of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center.
Each year the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) conducts a national survey of domestic violence programs throughout the United States. The National Census of Domestic Violence Services (Census) reveals that on the single date of Sept. 17, 2013, 18 domestic violence programs in Alaska served 618 victims in a 24-hour period.
Two people were transported to area hospitals on the morning of Feb. 23 following a single vehicle rollover accident. According to the Anchorage Police Department, the outbound lanes of the Glenn Highway at the North Birchwood exit were briefly closed.
A fire on Feb. 12 left an Anchorage fire fighter temporarily injured and an Eagle River family’s home uninhabitable. A 911 call went out around 4:08 p.m., according to the Graig Temple, Anchorage Fire Department assistant chief of operations.
A 17-year-old Eagle River High student was caught with marijuana on school grounds Jan. 23, according to Anchorage Police. APD seized the female’s drugs and gave her mother a directive to contact McLaughlin Youth Center, spokesperson Anita Shell said.