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Routine Traffic Stop in Nikiski results in Arrest under Multiple Charges

On September 22 at 1:25 PM, Soldotna Alaska State Troopers conducted a traffic stop on a gold Toyota Sienna van on Holt Lamplight near Canova Court in Nikiski after it was observed on Baun Drive going 60mph in a 25mph residential area. The driver was identified as 25 year old Christian T. Athey of Nikiski. […]

AWT Helo 2 & 5 Help Arrest Two Men in Beaver; Both With Outstanding Warrants

On September 22 around 8:00 a.m. the Alaska State Troopers Northern Special Emergency Reaction Team responded to the community of Beaver to serve a high-risk arrest warrant for 31-year-old Beaver resident Michael Evans. Evans had a $20,000 felony warrant for 2nd degree Assault and Violating Conditions of Release. With the assistance of the Alaska Wildlife […]

Montessori Charter School in Kenai Recognized As National Blue Ribbon School

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona recognized 325 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2021, including Soldotna Montessori Charter School, of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. “This year’s cohort of honorees demonstrates what is […]

APD Warns How to Avoid Car Theft

We have some chilly news from the Anchorage Police Department. Next month, it will be trick-or-treat season, however, it appears the trick came early when Alaska residents woke up and saw snow, and it is not going anytime soon. Not everyone is lucky enough to be able to park their ride in a garage. If […]

Helpful Reminders for Upcoming Snow Season

Due to Tuesday morning’s snowfall and the forecast for additional snow this upcoming weekend, studded tires are being allowed early on roadways this year. Defensive Driving techniques can keep us safer as the road conditions shift dramatically over the winter months. The Traffic Engineering Department has issued an order to allow studded tires to be […]

Tragic Ending for Driver of SUV that Struck a Semi Truck on Dalton HWY

On September 18, around 11:27 a.m., the Alaska State Troopers received an SOS message from a satellite communications device about a motor vehicle collision with injuries at mile 5 of the Dalton Highway. Alaska State Troopers and Alaska Wildlife Troopers responded to the area, along with DOT and medical personnel from Alyeska Pipeline Pump Station […]

Uncooperative Man in Possession of Multiple Types of Drugs Tased

At 3:58 AM on September 20, a mid-shift patrol officer saw an occupied green Subaru Outback parked on North Klevin Street near Mountain View Drive. A computer check revealed the vehicle’s registration expired in February 2016. It was also discovered that 38-year-old Elijah P. Todd was associated with the vehicle; he had an outstanding felony […]

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