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Easier access has economic side effects

...offer some kind of filter between them and Outside.If a west-side Lynn Canal highway is built, Haines police and fire departments would be in charge of emergency response, since the entire length of the highway would fall within the Haines Borough...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/easier-access-has-economic-side-effects
Local
From fire hall to food truck

...making cooking his full-time passion. He has had an interest in cooking since he was young, but working at the fire department inspired him to turn it into a business."They were good guinea pigs," Marc said of his colleagues. "I miss...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-10-19/fire-hall-food-truck
Neighbors
ASCAB now accepting applications for Alaska community grant program

...Regional Food Bank ($3,900), Unalaskans Against Family Violence ($3,000), City of St. Paul Volunteer Fire Department ($2,500), Kodiak Public Library Association ($2,500), Bean's Cafe ($1,400), Cordova Friends of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/ascab-now-accepting-applications-ala
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula College's EMS program grows

...a career in public service.KPC opens the lab to other emergency service programs such as the Nikiski and Kenai fire departments, and Central Emergency Services, Perry said. The EMS program maintains strong local partnerships and is able to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-06/kenai-peninsula-colleges-ems-program-gr
State
Refinery pays penalty for hazardous waste fires

...says Flint Hills disposed of used filters in an open trash bin and the filters "self-ignited."The North Pole Fire Department extinguished two fires.The company as part of the settlement agreed to change its waste disposal practices.Flint...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-11/refinery-pays-penalty-hazardous-waste-f
State
Vessel name honors Wash. mudslide victims, rescuers

...step-dad left the house as well. Her mom stayed home to babysit Sanoah.Seth Jefferds is part of the volunteer fire department in Oso. The department called him about the mudslide, which happened shortly after 10:30 a.m. He was one of...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-01/vessel-name-honors-wash-mudslide-victim
State
Arson suspects avoid trial, take plea deals

...three defendants were caught on the park's video surveillance cameras on June 19, 2012, just 18 minutes before the fire department responded to reports of a fire. Prosecutors say the trio set equipment and materials aflame, including a John Deere...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-30/arson-suspects-avoid-trial-take-plea-de
Local
A snapshot of Juneau, circa 1994

...Nugget Outfitters shows how the typical Juneau resident dressed (Halibut jacket, Xtratuf rubber boots). The Juneau fire department donated an ax. A local logger donated a chainsaw that he used to clear-cut an area on Admiralty Island. The logger...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-21/snapshot-juneau-circa-1994
Local
Short-handed CCFR recruits volunteer firefighters

...13, and you need at least 20 to be on scene to do an effective job. We're short-handed."Volunteerism in fire departments has taken a hit nationwide, and Juneau is not immune to that trend, Quinto said. He said they've struggled to...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/short-handed-ccfr-recruits-volunteer-fi
Local
Anchor Point's assistant chief home on peninsula

...served on the Homer Volunteer Fire Department in the early 1990s, the Dillingham Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad from 1995-1996...lot of years with the Atlanta fire department and has probably seen more fires...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-08/anchor-points-assistant-chief-home-peni
State

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