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...was able to fly a mountain rescue team to the ice field that evening. They hiked two miles in blowing snow to the accident site, camped overnight and evacuated everyone the following morning."It does kind of get to you after a while," he...
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Fatal crash revives calls for traffic sign

...would be "irresponsible" because some traffic lights can also cause traffic accidents. Purves planned to visit the accident site today to inspect the street lighting, he said. Douglas resident Mark Whitman worries about children waiting for a...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...m., above the 500-foot level of North Douglas. The NTSB report said a witness about a quarter-mile from the accident site heard what sounded like a low-flying airplane headed toward her. ``I was really surprised to hear an airplane...
My Turn: Winter disaster in store along highway

...and traffic solidly backed up behind the accident, they will have to proceed down the on-coming lane to get to the accident site. How safe will that be? 9) In very cold weather will drivers backed up behind accidents have to back up to the new...
State Briefs

...The school canceled its Saturday basketball games and several hundred people participated in a memorial walk to the accident site Saturday. A memorial service for Peterson was held Monday night at the high school gym. A service for Michael Rowe...
Shell drilling plan fails to account for risk factors in Arctic, report says

...drilling season ended in October, the sea's surface ice could make it difficult for Shell's icebreakers to get to the accident site and install containment equipment.In response to the GAO report, Interior officials released a statement Friday...
Three rescued from Denali Park river after boat sinks

...used a satellite phone to contact a relative, who called Alaska State Troopers. The boat remains submerged at the accident site and may be recovered later in the summer when the water drops.
Copter crashes spurring change within industry

...was able to fly a nine-member mountain rescue team to the icefield. They hiked two miles in blowing snow to the accident sites and camped there overnight. The following morning, the Coast Guard was able to evacuate everyone to Juneau...
Local Briefs island, where he had been stranded since the accident. Zeiter's body was recovered a short distance from the accident site. Troopers said the men worked together at an automobile plant in Ohio. They were all wearing personal flotation devices...
Safety in Alaska's skies: We are all accountable

...wives, parents and children. Our community tightly woven and we are all connected by aviation. Going to any fatal accident site is very hard on the people involved. In a community this size it is devastating. I firmly believe in the resilient...


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