Tag Archives: Alaska State Troopers

Wrangell’s wildlife trooper position reinstated

department of public safetyWrangell’s Alaska Wildlife Trooper position has been reinstated. But according to Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen, that could still change before the state budget is finalized.

Nevada man dies at Zarembo Island logging site

A Nevada man was found dead this week at a logging site 12 miles west of Wrangell. Alaska State Troopers say the cause of death is unknown.

Wrangell loses wildlife trooper to state budget cuts

department of public safetyWrangell could lose its only Alaska Wildlife Trooper to state budget cuts. The Department of Public Safety is not planning to fill the vacancy left in January by Alaska Wildlife Trooper Scott Bjork.

Searches called off for Wrangell, Hyder residents

Alaska State Troopers say they ended separate searches for two missing Southeast residents because they ran out of options. Spokeswoman Megan Peters says there’s no more information on the whereabouts of Wrangell’s Colin Buness and Hyder’s Cathleen Currie.