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DOT installing 'avalanche cams' on Thane Road

...The tool will also be useful to evaluate from afar what kind of equipment, and how much, needs to be sent to an avalanche site for cleanup, Patz said.In total, there will be four cameras installed, one at each end of two slide sites, Clough...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-21/dot-installing-avalanche-cams-thane-roa
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...their North Carolina home after learning their son was among six people killed by the avalanche. They went to the avalanche site Wednesday, where the 350 searchers swarmed the avalanche debris area, probing the snow for victims. ``They were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032599/Loc_avalanche.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Troopers Haberl appears to have died from head trauma. Reid and Taylor were flown off the mountain Thursday. The avalanche site is about 275 miles east of Anchorage and a few miles west of the Canadian border, troopers said. Haberl is the 12th...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/043099/Loc_lbriefs.shtml
Governor signs bill restricting pardon power

...1999 to work on a job building a hydropower dam near Cordova, located in what was reported to be "one of the worst avalanche sites in construction history." The 46-year-old father of five died on the job when an avalanche swept over his work...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022107/loc_20070221002.shtml
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Officials call off search for lost climber

...survey the scene where Soderstrom disappeared, McLaughlin said. However, there was no safe landing area near the avalanche site. The site where the avalanche may have swept Soderstrom away is the size of a football field, McLaughlin said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022005/sta_20050220016.shtml
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Alaska Digest

...meetings could still be represented if they give their proxies to people who do attend. Limited search started at avalanche site ANCHORAGE - An avalanche expert launched a limited search Wednesday for a snowboarder buried by an avalanche at Hatcher...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030206/sta_20060302009.shtml
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Heavy snow ends search for last avalanche victim

...their North Carolina home after learning their son was among six people killed by the avalanche. They went to the avalanche site Wednesday, where the 350 searchers swarmed the avalanche debris area, probing the snow for victims. ``They were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032599/Loc_avalanche.html
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Crew clears slide paths

...Thane Road this morning, people waited. Most Thane residents spent the morning at home, with a few driving to the avalanche site to check on progress. Fifty-year Thane resident Walter Sperl said he hasn't ever had to wait more than a day...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032800/Loc_slides.html
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Seward Highway reopens after avalanche blocks traffic

...week, the National Weather Service said conditions were ideal for avalanches because the snowpack was under warmer and wetter snow. The service advised backcountry skiers to stay away from the Turnagain Pass area north of the avalanche site.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112909/sta_530040034.shtml
Juneau access better with ferry alternative

...ferries, we can avoid the hazards and high expenses a road would cost. The proposed road is estimated to have 50-100 avalanche sites, a considerable concentration of bald eagle nests, a Steller sea lion haul-out located adjacent to it, as well...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022499/Ope_phoenixltr.html
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