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Living & Growing: The beauty of life

...much as we know about this human body, there is so much more about the mystery of life that amazes me. As an Emergency Medical Technician years ago, I was fascinated by how resilient, and yet how fragile, the human body is. The gift of life is...
Legislators file first round of bills

...D-Anchorage - Death benefits payable to the widows, widowers and children of police officers, firefighters or emergency medical technicians who die from work-related injuries include one year of health insurance premium payments.? HB 4 - Rep. Tammie Wilson...
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Kenai Peninsula College's EMS program grows

...contain $100,000 life-like SimMan mannequins. Practice rooms contain materials for anything required for Emergency Medical Technicians 1-3, and the classroom has international teleconferencing ability.The plan is to keep expanding, said...
The value of volunteer firefighters

...that attend a 40-hour class for certification. People that would like to go to the next level and become emergency medical technicians certified by the state of Alaska attend a program that is 120 to 160 hours in length. All of the training...
Coast Guardsmen testify about shooting response

...faked even by the best of our medical staff," she said. She attempted to take their pulse and found none.Emergency medical technicians arrived and confirmed the deaths while she and another police officer, Petty Officer Pedro Elizondo, drew...
Man who shot NYC choke video held on gun charge

...gun and badge pending the investigation. Another officer was placed on desk duty.Two paramedics and two emergency medical technicians were suspended without pay.Orta echoed the call for arrest in Garner's death after hearing the medical...
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Bear shot on peninsula older than first thought

...Refuge, did nothing to provoke the adult female bear. He suffered bruises on his arm and was examined by emergency medical technicians who said he was fine."The man was very lucky," Megan Peters, a spokeswoman for the Alaska State Troopers...
Metlakatla mother testifies in son's murder trial

...they instead walked to the village clinic, where William Buxton, bleeding from a hand wound, was arrested.Emergency medical technician Matthew Bergtold testified that Buxton acknowledged that he had killed his "auntie.""His words were that...
Bipolar disorder center of Ketchikan art show

...posters to friends.She said the manic episodes actually were quite helpful when she was studying to be an emergency medical technician. She said she could get three hours of sleep, study like crazy and get straight-A grades.She works with...
Serving society at great risk

...serve us as police officers, firefighters, emergency medical technicians and in the armed forces. In addition to praying...bless and protect all of our firefighters, emergency medical technicians, police and service members and their families...


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