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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...somewhere. He texted a picture of his location to Juneau-based trooper Christopher Umbs, who showed it to Temsco base manager and helicopter pilot Main.Main instantly recognized the area as Middle Basin, one of the drainages off Heintzelman...
Jays rout Mariners 14-4

...soreness.Blue Jays: Adam Lind (back) missed his third straight game, with John Mayberry Jr. starting at first base. Manager John Gibbons said he expects Lind to be able to return Tuesday.UP NEXTMariners RHP Felix Hernandez (14-5) faces...
4 icefield appeals rejected

...icefield are the result of years of adjustments to minimize the impact to residents and recreationists." Andy Thomas, base manager at TEMSCO helicopters in Juneau, said the operators and the Forest Service reached a compromise. The Federal Aviation...
Rescue crew plucks hiker off ledge with helicopter in one of two rescues

...about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, said trooper Sgt. Steve Hall. Bruce Bowler of the SEADOGS called Mitch Horton, the base manager and a pilot at TEMSCO Helicopters, who agreed to try to take LaFavour off the cliff or at least leave him supplies...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...vociferously. During a presentation touting the economic benefits that Juneau derives from tourism, TEMSCO Helicopters Base Manager Gil Howell dubbed critics ``tourism-hating minorities.'' Coastal Helicopters President Jim Wilson's wife...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Hospital on a satellite phone at the camp and talked to a doctor, who advised the staff how to give first aid, said Era base manager Amy Windred. The accident happened after the dog sled tour and before the woman entered the helicopter, said Era Aviation...
Motors for two SOB elevators flown in get the motors in and out of the SOB from the inside, he said. The TEMSCO AStar 350BA helicopter, piloted by base manager Andy Thomas, can carry up to 1,500 pounds hooked to a cable. The pieces of machinery carried Saturday weighed 500...
Thane heliport OK with Era

...Thursday. The company hosted a meeting with city leaders and residents at its North Douglas heliport on Thursday. Base Manager Amy Windred said the gathering was an opportunity to answer questions about alternative heliports and promote dialogue...
Mushing tours see explosive growth on local glaciers

...operation, he said. Price also could put a lid on growth. Era charged $295 for a dogsled glacier tour last year, Era Base Manager Amy Windred said. ``It's a very popular high-end tour. It's not for everybody,'' said Era Aviation Vice...
Copter crashes spurring change within industry changes. Gil Howell, TEMSCO base manager, said the changes are ``all...second craft contained a pilot (the base manager) and one observer. The pilot...line pilot, then as organizer and base manager of the Juneau operation and finally...


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