Lawrence Charles Sommers

...continued visiting over the years. While working as a commercial diver in Seattle in the 1960's, Larry consulted at Virginia Mason...the end of his life 43 years later. Larry was a commercial diver, working on oil rigs in the North Sea and off Louisiana, and...
Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...against them, I certainly wouldn't call off the search," he said.Piantadosi is a former Naval officer and avid boater and diver. He sees dehydration as the biggest threat to the teens and says if they have no water, they are fast reaching the edge of...
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Two Juneau athletes in World Games

...Associated Press, about a half-million people are expected to attend, including Olympic gold medalist swimmer Michael Phelps and diver Greg Louganis.Umbs and Quick both stated they were excited to compete, and they like all the new friends they make in Special...
European competition humbles Alaska cliff diver

FAIRBANKS - An Alaska diver with hopes of joining the Red Bull professional cliff diving circuit has returned home from a European competition with a bruised...
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...
Peggie Joan Ward

...beach combing, and exploring.Peggie believed that you were never too old to learn new things. She became a certified scuba diver after age 40. She went back to school and graduated from the University of Alaska Juneau in 1985 with a degree in business...
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...commercial divers, Osterman said, and the divers had safety gear to protect them."Quite literally, all that Levi or any other diver had to do in this gear was turn a valve," the defense lawyer said.Wodyga's sister, Wendy Widmyer, was on the boat the...
Starfish babies offer glimmer of hope amid mass die-off

...millions of starfish up and down the West Coast had spread to this site along the rocky cliffs of Lopez Island.He and another diver tallied the grim count on a clipboard he had taken underwater. Only two dozen adult starfish were found in an area where they...
Anti-Arctic drilling kayaktivists hold 'Shell No' protest oil spill in such a delicate and remote region would be a disaster on many levels.Greg Huyler, a 51-year-old scuba diver from Yakima, Washington, stood on the sidewalk and shook his head in opposition to the event."It's a bunch of crap...
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...


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