Alaska State Troopers reported on Sunday that a LifeMed helicopter responded to the scene southeast of Swan Lake on Sunday afternoon and airlifted an injured 16-year-old and transported her to Providence Hospital in Anchorage. Troopers received a report of the AT accident at 3 pm on Sunday from near the Knik Glacier and Helo 3 […]
Advisory: There will be significant delays on the Sterling Hwy Thursday 9/26, at milepost 62.5 and 58.0 from 10am to 3pm.
Homer Electric Association (HEA), in coordination with the current fire team managing the Swan Lake fire, the Alaska Department of Transportation and the Alaska State Troopers, are beginning to prepare to drop high voltage transmission lines that cross the Sterling Highway near Milepost 62.5 and 58.0. The operation is being done to mitigate the threat […]
The Swan Lake Fire area near Cooper Landing became increasingly active Monday crossing Resurrection Pass Trail at Slaughter Ridge. The Great Basin Incident Management Team which is managing the fire, in coordination with the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, has changed the evacuation alert to LEVEL 2 (SET) in all areas of […]
Sterling Hwy is open with pilot cars leading 1 lane traffic. Travel from mile 53-71 is discouraged. Use headlights. Expect delays
The Sterling Highway is currently open in one direction at a time using pilot cars in the area of mile 53-71 due to fire crews and heavy smoke. Please avoid travel in this area if possible. Use headlights at all times and expect delays.