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Alaska National Guard rescues Kobuk River rafter

...Kobuk River when his raft overturned in the Gates of the Arctic National Park.Capt. John Romspert with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center says the man contacted the National Park Service with a personal locator beacon able to transmit text messages...
Alaska Science Forum: Scientists endure nights on mountaintop perch

...activated his Emergency Locator Transmitter. Detecting his signal, Alaska Air National Guardsmen at the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center, operating out of Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, started to move. Within six hours...
Father: It's a miracle son survived bear mauling

...said.Bad weather prevented a flight from reaching the injured hunter on Monday. On Tuesday morning, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center sent an Alaska Air National Guard team to the area in a Pave Hawk helicopter. Rescuers initially couldn't...
Search for missing plane continues

ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center says the search for an airplane missing since Monday is being hampered by bad weather and the pilot's lack of an emergency beacon...
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Dog helps woman survive 3 nights in cold tracks or other indication of the predators.Ellison activated a personal locater beacon to alert the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center in Anchorage and took Mayo and Elvis back to the cabin. The searchers turned their focus to finding Scott...
Search continues for missing plane

...on the July 4 holiday, according to the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center. The pilot, identified as Larry Erie...according to Maj. Mike Haller with the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center. Haller said Erie was carrying survival...
Four people die in floatplane crash in Chigmit Mountains

...Hines said. The Beaver, built in 1956, passed a routine maintenance inspection July 5, Hines said. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center directed the search, which included a dozen civilian planes and an Air National Guard HC-130, Haller...
Coast Guard flares prompt 911 calls

...dictates that notifications about such inlet maneuvers go out to its district command office in Juneau and the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center. The Coast Guard also requires sending a radio broadcast to alert any boaters in the area. Those procedures...
Two die in small-plane crash near Mount McKinley the crash, along with a woman visiting from Minnesota, said Lt. Col. Chuck Foster, director of the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center. The woman's identity was being withheld until her family could be notified, said Kristi Kendall, a...
State Briefs

...flying the Yute Air Cargo plane that went down about 80 miles west of Bethel on Monday, troopers said. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center picked up an emergency locator transmission from the area at 12:30 p.m. The Army National Guard was...


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