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Police & Fire for Thursday, April 17, 2014

...told the officer that he had a loaded revolver in his backpack, and the officer located a loaded .44 caliber Ruger Super Blackhawk. Willard was cited for misdemeanor weapons misconduct and released at his resident. The revolver was secured as evidence...
Photo: No parking problems here

An Alaska National Guard Blackhawk helicopter lifts off Saturday from the Nugget Mall parking lot after being on display for the Scout-O-Rama event.
National Guard brings Christmas to remote Alaska village

...from Anchorage in the military transport to the western Alaska hub community of Bethel, and then take the National Guard's Blackhawk helicopter the last 12 miles to Kwethluk.But a mechanical issue grounded the helicopter, making it appear the program's...
Texas man hopes to bury father lost for decades

...I knew exactly what was going on."The debris was discovered in June 2012 while Alaska National Guardsmen were flying a Blackhawk helicopter during a training mission near the glacier about 40 miles east of Anchorage. After the crash, military teams...
Blackhawks' start evokes comparisons to '07 Cup champion Ducks getting so close the year before that made it Stanley Cup or bust," recalled O'Donnell, the recently retired former Blackhawk who was a defenseman on the 2006-07 Ducks. "We won some games we shouldn't have won early - like the Hawks did against...
Debris field found from 1950s plane crash

...evidence was taken to the command's lab in Hawaii for analysis.The debris was discovered while guardsmen were flying a Blackhawk helicopter during a training mission near the glacier. The guardsmen flew over the area several times.Federal aviation...
Missing 13-year-old girl found alive

...Jayhawk Helicopter to help transport the mountain rescue team personnel and the dogs to the area. The Coast Guard also sent a Blackhawk based out of Juneau to assist.Troopers said local Klawock air assets were originally unable to fly due to poor weather conditions...
Hundreds evacuated as Colo., NM fires spread with strong winds

...More than 300 firefighters were battling the blaze with help from three large air tankers, three heavy helicopters and three Blackhawk helicopters. There were also 100 National Guard troops in Ruidoso.____Thomas Peipert contributed to this report from...
Photo: Cool vantage point

Christopher Lerma enjoys the pilot's vantage point in a Blackhawk Helicopter delivering Great Alaskan Toy Drive gifts on a recent...This is the fourth year the National Guard has flown the Blackhawk to help deliver toys for the drive, which it cosponsored...
Photo: Headed for Kosovo

Alaska National Army Guardsmen Master Sgt. Kelly Kohnen, left, and Blackhawk helicopter crew chief Art Honen say farewell as Honen prepares to board a flight Wednesday at the Juneau Airport. Honen, along...


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