Sight-Seeing Train Derails North of Skagway

Early Wednesday afternoon, a 15-passenger car train de-railed at Milepost 20, northeast of Skagway with 360 passengers aboard. The derailment occurred at 1:55 pm when the train, owned and operated by White Pass & Yukon Route, was on its way to Fraser. Of the fifteen cars, four derailed. Of those four only three contained passengers. […]

Trooper Draws, Fires on Armed ‘Despondent’ Motorist on Sterling Highway

Trooper Draws, Fires on Armed ‘Despondent’ Motorist on Sterling Highway

The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is continuing its investigation of the cause and circumstances of a shooting of a motorist at mile 68 of the Sterling Highway on Tuesday afternoon. According to the trooper dispatch today, the Seward Police Department contacted the Alaska State Troopers and informed them of a despondent motorist heading north on […]