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Alaska Science Forum: Citizen science, social media meets the aurora

...website, which increased in subscribers by 100 percent after the St. Patrick's Day storm, will be more than an alert system for the presence of aurora overhead.One of those citizen scientists could be at the footprint of a magnetic field...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-03/alaska-science-forum-citizen-science
Outdoors
A 'devastating' attack on airwaves

...100,000 Alaskans" - with no over-air service.ARCS also happens to be the backbone of the state's emergency alert system, Legere said, noting the irony that the proposed cut came in the same week as the anniversary of the 1964 Good Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-30/devastating-attack-airwaves
Local
Budget cuts cut vulnerable populations the deepest

...second largest in recorded history - a finance subcommittee proposed to gut the program that includes the emergency alert system. It's also notable that public media is most crucial to rural residents who have limited or no access to other forms...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/melissa-griffiths/2015-03-31/budget-cuts-cut-v
Alaska adopts 'Silver Alerts' for missing adults

...Department of Public Safety is implementing a new alert system to help notify the public when a vulnerable...Megan Peters. Peters said the "Alaska Silver Alert" system is similar to the Amber Alert system, which notifies the public of certain child...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-31/alaska-adopts-silver-alerts-missing-adu
Local
Police & Fire for Thursday, June 14, 2012

...Tuesday, Capital City Fire and Rescue units were dispatched to Glacier Spur Road and cancelled en route for a medical alert system that was activated in error.? At 11:56 a.m. Tuesday, EMS care was given to a minor patient on View Drive, and...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-06-14/police-fire
Local
Borough panel talks emergency response

...Gwaii in the evening and could be felt in parts of Southeast Alaska (http://bit.ly/T3Ekk9), the Emergency Alert System was activated to warn Southeast Alaska residents of the tsunami danger.While the tsunami warning was only for areas...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-11-16/borough-panel-talks-emergency-response
Local
City to upgrade emergency communication, preparedness still key

...isn't going to work any better than the emergency alert system as is. He said if a person is really anxious to hear...best to be prepared and not to count on the emergency alert system.To prepare yourself and your family, visit juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-14/city-upgrade-emergency-communication-pr
Local
Alaska Briefs

...100,000 bail. Alaska's Amber Alert system almost ready ANCHORAGE - The state's Amber Alert system should be running by the first...without the child abduction emergency alert system. The state troopers and the Alaska...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081203/sta_briefs.shtml
News
'AMBER' an important new face on Facebook

...America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response. "The AMBER Alert system is part of the Department of Public Safety," Juneau...Investigations Counsel in a press release. The AMBER Alert system on Facebook stands in stark contrast of another use...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011711/loc_771119308.shtml
News
Statewide test of EAS system set for Wednesday

A statewide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to a release from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012511/reg_775789007.shtml
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