A Trapper Creek woman was arrested Tuesday for leaving an accident scene without reporting it, drunk driving and driving with a revoked license. Kerry Lee Cook, age 42, reportedly struck the Alaska Dream Espresso stand at Willow Fishhook Road and left the scene. Troopers were notified of the incident and caught Cook at mile 49 of the Parks Highway. (more…)
An internal Mat-Su Borough emergency services investigation concluded that a Palmer-based dispatcher pointed the Talkeetna emergency service’s in the wrong direction as they were trying to respond to the murder scene of Dirk Fast at the Latitude.[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/20110203-911investigation.mp3|titles=Borough emergency services investigation ]
KTNA’s morning news, weather, announcements and Denali Echoes, hosted by Trisha Costello. Local news headlines: Boro emergency services to hold more area training for dispatchers as result of botched response to the killing of Dirk Fast; AEA announces public meetings for Susitna Hydro project; Borough assembly approves funds for upgrades to Talkeetna library.(16 min.)[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/AMNews-20110204.mp3|titles=KTNA morning news for February 4, 2011]
The jury trial for Sam Clark has been moved from a February 22 date to March 21. Samuel Clark is accused of shooting and killing Dirk Fast at the Latitude 62 on October 29 last year. (more…)
In the aftermath of the killing of Trapper Creek resident Bob Carey and the wounding of his wife Verna, the extended family is trying to cope with the tragedy. Diana Haecker has more.[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/20110125-tcmurderfamily.mp3|titles=Trapper Creek murder victim’s family copes]
A donation account has been set up to help the family with medical and burial costs. The account is with Alaska USA, account #: 1579570
To donate building materials contact 354-8920.
The man accused of murdering Bob Carey and wounding Carey’s wife Verna in a shooting in Trapper Creek on Saturday night was arraigned in court on Monday afternoon. Jeremy Christopher Nelson entered a plea of “not guilty.” (more…)
A drunk teenager driving on the Spur Road rear-ended a Talkeetna man’s truck at the intersection of Second Street on Sunday night. Nobody was injured in the collision. (more…)
KTNA’s local news, announcements, weather and Denali Echoes, hosted by Trisha Costello. Local news headlines: Man killed in Trapper Creek shooting; Weather slows Lonnie Dupre’s progress on Mt. McKinley. (16 min.)[audio:http://ktna.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/AMNews-20110125.mp3|titles=AMNews-20110125]
A Trapper Creek man was killed and his wife wounded when a gunman opened fire on the elderly couple on Saturday night outside their residence in Trapper Creek.
While circumstances are still under investigation, troopers said that Trapper Creek resident Jeremy Nelson shot and killed sixty-six year old Robert Carey in front of his house. Nelson also shot at Carey’s wife Verna and wounded her.