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...Treacy, Bob Bartholomew, Rich Clark, Paul Hamby, Doug Wessen and Jim Kistler (a former Juneau resident now living...said. THE EXPEDITION Gearing up: From left to right, Doug Wessen, Rich Clark, Al Treacy and Jim Kistler gear up at the...
Search for missing hiker widens on second day

...entered its second day Monday after 48-year-old Juneau resident Sharon Buis did not turn up Sunday night.JMR member Doug Wessen said a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter from Air Station Sitka, equipped with forward-looking infrared systems (FLIR...
Empire Editorial: Prepare for the worst

...difficult because she did not leave any information about where she was going and what her plans are," JMR member Doug Wessen told the Empire. "It's all speculation, it's all a mystery."Bruce Bowler, the leader of SEADOGS, reminded...
Search teams, friends look for woman on Mount Roberts

...have fallen down, so we have some members who are using ropes to search those areas," he said.Another JMR member, Doug Wessen, said someone reported seeing her near the tram on Saturday morning, but that ended up being a false tip.If Johnson...
Emotions run high after search is called off

...showed interest" on the Mount Roberts trail, but the dogs did not pick up a scent, SEADOGS leader Bruce Bowler said.Doug Wessen, a longtime JMR member who helped organize the effort, said it's incredibly frustrating to not bring the family...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Shame on Empire By Doug Wessen Monday afternoon Kelvin and Luann...judgment for those in the community. Doug Wessen Share this page: Print Email Digg Reddit Archives Letter by Doug Wessen Shame on Empire 022700 Oped 4 The...
OUTSIDERS: Doug Wessen

Outsiders is a weekly profile in the Outdoors section.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...before a three-day storm moved in. The Juneau climbers -- Al Treacy, Bob Bartholomew, Rich Clark, Paul Hamby, Doug Wessen and Jim Kistler (a former Juneau resident now living in the Phoenix, Ariz., area) -- had just conquered Mount...
Rescue group given a new set of wheels on the important issues at "We were going to use it to go up to Lemon Creek and run up that trail there," said Doug Wessen, a mountain rescue volunteer. Just as a crew was putting the Ranger on its trailer, Wilcox walked out of the woods...
Rescue Tradition tell. "It's never one thing that goes wrong; it's usually a chain of events that start to unfold," said Doug Wessen, administrative director of Juneau Mountain Rescue. "We want to break that chain." Juneau Mountain Rescue and the...


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