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'Life in a smile': Friends reflect on those lost in Sitka landslide

...Almost everybody involved in the recovery - including Gov. Bill Walker, Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell, the city's fire chief, police officers, Red Cross volunteers and members of the church - mentioned how impressed they were by the show of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-08-26/life-smile-friends-reflect-those-lost-sit
Art
Amid heavy rainfall, Sitka officials suspend search for body

...displaced residents."We cannot say what effect the rain will have on the already weakened slide area," Deputy Sitka Fire Chief Al Stevens said in a statement. "The most prudent thing we can do is back-off and see how the slide area handles the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-23/amid-heavy-rainfall-sitka-officials-sus
State | Local
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...Diaz, 26 and 25, respectively.Teams with search dogs scoured the area searching for the third person.Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens confirmed Thursday that recovery crews found a second body at the site where a landslide buried the three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-20
State | Local
Somber day in Sitka

...evening. Community SupportAt a press conference Wednesday morning, City and Borough of Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell and Fire Chief Dave Miller praised the community for pulling together to aid in the recovery effort, help shelter families who had...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-19/somber-day-sitka
Local
'Life in a smile'

...Almost everybody involved in the recovery - including Gov. Bill Walker, Sitka Mayor Mim McConnell, the city's fire chief, police officers, Red Cross volunteers and members of the church - mentioned how impressed they were by the show of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-21/life-smile
State | Local
Man shot to death awaiting court appearance in Mississippi

...the shooting. "There would have been, in my opinion, no way this could have been stopped," Guest said.Canton Fire Chief Andrew Hughes said Wells was a firefighter for about a year before quitting in June 2014.Hours after the shooting...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/man-shot-death-awaiting-court-appeara
Not For Web
Black official 'overwhelmed' by viral photo response

...Statehouse steps.Smith said that's when a protester approached, saying someone needed medical help. Smith and Columbia Fire Chief Aubrey Jenkins, who also is black, responded to a demonstrator overcome by the heat.The first white demonstrator...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-23/black-official-overwhelmed-viral-phot
Not For Web
Neighbors' alert, firefighters save man

...20 a.m. Capital City Fire Rescue responded to a report of smoke coming from a trailer in the mobile home park, Fire Chief Rich Etheridge said. After arriving at the smoking trailer, firefighters forced their way through the front door to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-12/neighbors-alert-firefighters-save-man
Local
Powerful rainstorms hit East Coast; Midwest cleans up

...with serious injuries. The National Weather Service confirmed it was a tornado with winds between 111 mph and 135 mph.Fire Chief Kevin Schultz said damage was worse than anticipated, spread across about 700 acres of the Woodhaven Association resort...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/powerful-rainstorms-hit-east-coast-mi
Not For Web
Tiki torch fuel prompts full-fledged hazmat response from firefighters

...hazardous materials unit that blocked La Perouse Avenue for more than two hours.Chad Cameron, CCFR's acting assistant fire chief and the incident commander, said CCFR received a call after people cleaning a storage unit at Alaska Storage were affected...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-04/tiki-torch-fuel-prompts-full-fledged-ha
Local

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