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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...safely anymore," Main added of Lam's situation.The aerial search for Lam was hastened even further because he was wearing...orange shirt on, which makes it really nice for an aerial search," Main said. "That was a big help."The helicopter...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-searchers-locate-los
Local
Search resumes for missing Missouri man in Alaska

...a walking stick, but no cellphone, weapon and little or no food.An Alaska State Troopers helicopter provided an aerial search Monday, and eight dog teams were deployed in in the area. About 40 people took part, and the Matanuska-Susitna...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/search-resumes-missing-missouri-man-ala
State
Mat-Su man dies after being thrown from packraft

...and last seen by his rafting partner Saturday afternoon.Officials were notified Sunday morning, and ground and aerial searches were conducted.An Alaska Air National Guard helicopter found the body about 2 1/2 miles downstream from where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-12/mat-su-man-dies-after-being-thrown-pack
State
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...eastern coast of Katmai National Park and Preserve after aerial searches didn't reveal any signs of his whereabouts, authorities...Labrie said.The U.S. Coast Guard also conducted aerial searches Saturday and had a boat positioned along the shore...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-24/search-suspended-french-adventurer-alas
State
Family of missing hiker speaks out

...have covered, and re-covered, much of the trail system surrounding Mount Roberts, he said.They've also done aerial searches by helicopter. Monday marked the last day of that, he said."I think we've exhausted the areas that can be effective...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/family-missing-hiker-speaks-out
Local
Emotions run high after search is called off

...and then alerted authorities later that evening when she located Buis' car at the trailhead.The search included aerial searches by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter equipped with an infrared system that can detect heat sources in the dark; search...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-30/emotions-run-high-after-search-called
Local
Search under way for missing Coast Guardsman

...windblown powder created whiteout conditions at higher elevations, Wielebski said.The foul weather prevented an aerial search until Monday morning."The Coast Guard has been instrumental in providing assets," Branch said. "A helicopter...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-12-26/search-under-way-missing-coast-guardsma
State
Deaths on Denali mountain show search challenges

...might have a general idea where to look, but that could still involve covering a vast section of the mountain with an aerial search. This time, the search was hastened by information imparted by Ogi."Since we had more information than we often...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-20/deaths-denali-mountain-show-search-chal
State
Crewman missing from vessel with troubled history

...he searched for Lane for five hours. The Coast Guard was notified at 3:53 p.m. Friday. The agency launched an aerial search for Lane at 5:25 p.m. and suspended it at 9:45 p.m. Sand Point is 570 miles southwest of Anchorage on Popof...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083104/sta_crewman.shtml
News
Local Briefs

...noncommercial aircraft outside the ban on most flights, an Army National Guard helicopter was allowed to conduct an aerial search of Mount Roberts on Tuesday afternoon, said trooper spokesman Greg Wilkinson. George Reifenstein, manager of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091201/Loc_briefs.shtml
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