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Two Southeast Alaska youth honored for volunteerism at national award ceremony

...began volunteering with her local fire department five years ago, and has since...joined the North Tongass Volunteer Fire Department in 2010, Adams learned that...trauma technician, and became a fire department cadet. She now responds to medical...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-20/two-southeast-alaska-youth-honored-volunt
Art
Gov. Walker signs eight bills into law

...investments had to return 7 percent every five years. Now they need to only return 4 percent.? SB 43 makes volunteer fire departments immune from civil lawsuits.? SB 70 allows the state to say a gas pipeline can be built through Denali State Park...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-14/gov-walker-signs-eight-bills-law
State | AK legislature
CCFR puts out grass fire, issues reminder

The fire department is reminding Juneau residents to mind their burning fires after one required a Capital City Fire/Rescue response on Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-07/ccfr-puts-out-grass-fire-issues-reminde
Local
Fire marshal: Douglas home a total loss

...extinguished, he said."It was a training night for the fire department," Jager said. "We were in the middle of a training...investigation after crews had cleared out.Jager said the fire department sees house fires of this magnitude about two to three...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/fire-marshal-douglas-home-total-loss
Local
BP honors three Southeast Alaska Teachers Of Excellence

...upon his lessons and teaching each year. Hunter is a volunteer EMS Lieutenant and EMT 3 instructor for the Sitka Fire Department Search and Rescue, as well as a former board member for the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society.Each BP Teacher of...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-06/bp-honors-three-southeast-alaska-teachers
Art
Subdued remembrance will mark 2 years since marathon bombing

...onebostonday.org.An elementary school in Reading says students will be writing thank-you letters to local police and fire departments. The Hyatt Regency Boston will be accepting donations of new or gently worn men's sneakers for St. Francis House...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-04-15/subdued-remembrance-will-mark-2-years-
Sports
Gold Medal honors five players

...include being the Kake High School girls varsity coach (2013-15), a Kake City Council member, Kake Volunteer Fire Department, Kake Search and Rescue and volunteer member for the RuralCap Board."It was unexpected," Davis said. "My wife...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-27/gold-medal-honors-five-players
Sports
One injured in 4-car pileup downtown

...was responding to a car crash on Egan Drive, adding to what ended up being a four-car pileup.The police and fire departments said they responded to a crash on Egan outbound just past Norway Point between the hospital and boat harbor downtown...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-11/one-injured-4-car-pileup-downtown
Local
Students honored for volunteer work

...distinguished finalists for Alaska as well.Adams, a student at Ketchikan High School, began volunteering with her local fire department five years ago, and has since helped to care for victims of accidents, fires and other life-threatening crises...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-01/students-honored-volunteer-work
Neighbors
Gastineau Apartments fire: Arson or accident?

...secured by two chains and a padlock.He said it was news to him that people were living in the building. Now that the fire department knows, it's a big concern whether the squatters are responsible for starting this fire or not."It's absolutely...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/gastineau-apartments-fire-arson-or-acci
Local

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