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Jury: Negligent homicide conviction in diving death

...guilty of criminally negligent homicide in the death of a Kansas diver who died while harvesting sea cucumbers.The jury on Friday...was an accident and partly caused by Adams' inexperience as a diver.Wodyga was found guilty after the jury deliberated for about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-18/jury-negligent-homicide-conviction-divi
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Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...Wodyga is used by most commercial divers, Osterman said, and the divers had safety gear to protect them...all that Levi or any other diver had to do in this gear was turn...physician, testified that both divers had high concentrations of carbon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/trial-begins-ketchikan-fisherman-charge
State
European competition humbles Alaska cliff diver

FAIRBANKS - An Alaska diver with hopes of joining the Red...Fairbanks finished last among 12 divers in the July 24 event at Ponte...to adapt to cliff diving." Divers had the option of diving from...experience. The Swiss and fellow divers "treated me like family...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080310/sta_690171830.shtml
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Search resumes for missing diver

SAND POINT - Authorities in Sand Point have resumed the search for a diver who disappeared Tuesday night while doing contract work for a local cannery. Co-workers said John Shannon was performing tests...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101708/reg_345354354.shtml
Search for missing family comes to grim end

...conducted a massive search using airplanes, helicopters and dogs. It covered a wide area around the family's home, and divers at one point searched a pond. Twenty agencies participated."I can only speculate how close searchers may have come," Ross...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-24/search-missing-family-comes-grim-end
State
Fireside Lecture Feb. 6 remembers the sunken Princess Sophia

...Vanderbilt Reef near northern Shelter Island. Marine life abounds on the wreck."The Princess Sophia wreck is a tragedy," said diver Annette Smith in a release. "I will share some of the communications from the ship's final hours" which make the event...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-06/fireside-lecture-feb-6-remembers-sun
Outdoors
Fireside Lecture to focus on the Princess Sophia sinking

...Vanderbilt Reef near northern Shelter Island. Marine life abounds on the wreck."The Princess Sophia wreck is a tragedy," said diver Annette Smith in a release. "I will share some of the communications from the ship's final hours" which make the event...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-02-04/fireside-lecture-focus-princess-sophia-si
Art
Geoduck clam prices a boost for divers in Southeast

...a pretty penny for commercial harvest divers in Southeast Alaska this season. "Prices...the highest level I think our geoduck divers have ever gotten for their product...that have GHL left to harvest do reopen, divers will have more time to fish each week...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122809/sta_540264626.shtml
Diver finds skull fragment downtown

...was found by a recreational diver on Monday morning, police...Juneau Police Department. The diver was diving off the steamship...the skull was found. The diver who found the skull was a member of a pod of SEAS divers diving together, said Joe...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102301/Loc_diver.shtml
Local
Diver breaks barriers in cold waters of Alaska

...got her recreational divers certification, making...She was accepted into a diver's academy in New Jersey...Oceaneering had a commercial divers school, and that one...example. A longtime diver himself, Stuart has...platforms in Cook Inlet. Divers around the world know...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021710/sta_564132639.shtml
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