Remains of Talkeetna Man Missing for Over a Year Identified Saturday

Remains of Talkeetna Man Missing for Over a Year Identified Saturday

  Alaska State Troopers revealed that on Saturday the State Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage medially confirmed the identity of the remains found near Hidden Hills Road as those of 55-year-old Charles Smith. Smith’s remains were located near Hidden Hills Road in Talkeetna on May 31st and were recovered by troopers with assistance of Alaska […]

Troopers Investigating Friday Talkeetna Hit and Run, Pedestrian Seriously Injured

Troopers Investigating Friday Talkeetna Hit and Run, Pedestrian Seriously Injured

  Alaska State Troopers are actively seeking information in a hit-and-run investigation in a Friday evening incident that occurred on the Talkeetna Spur Road seriously injuring a pedestrian, AST revealed. Troopers received the report of the hit-and-run at 7:41 pm on Friday and responded to the scene to investigate. On scene, troopers found that a […]

Bear Hunting Trio Plucked from Southeast of Nikolai in Inclement Weather

Bear Hunting Trio Plucked from Southeast of Nikolai in Inclement Weather

Alaska State Troopers received an SOS notification from a Garmin InReach Device requesting emergency assistance for 2 hunters and their guide to the Alaska Range southeast of Nikolai on Tuesday morning citing extreme weather. According to the report, the trio had been weathered in above the tree line for three days in inclement weather, with winds in excess […]

Intoxicated Talkeetna Man Arrested on Multiple Charges after Barging into Big Lake Home

Intoxicated Talkeetna Man Arrested on Multiple Charges after Barging into Big Lake Home

A Talkeetna man who had “barged” into a Big Lake house, intoxicated, and was causing a disturbance, was arrested on additional charges following an investigation by AST, the trooper dispatch revealed on Wednesday morning. An early morning call at 3:05 am on Wednesday found that 54-year-old John B. Wilson had gone into the home thinking […]