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Building a legacy of remembrance

...months after he died, and decided that that might be a fitting memorial."The cabin they built is serving as both a first aid station and the new trading post. It's 16 by 30 feet, with a 30- by 8-foot covered porch. It was a bit of an odyssey...
Trooper imparts tips for Kodiak survival preparation

...survival items one would need, including a "bugout bag," a backpack with additional items such as tarp, hatchet, first aid and freeze-dried food.Preppers have their own language. They have their "BOBs" or "bug-out bags" that they...
Alaska Marine Safety Association adds staff and new courses

...twenty years of experience teaching first aid, CPR and remote medical care to...activities in remote environments, first aid courses that are appropriate to and survival workshops, the first aid courses will emphasize AMSEA's...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...damage control and various watch stations. This includes basic shipboard firefighting, flooding response techniques, first aid and CPR certification. These skills are learned through daily training and reinforced through drills, where casualties...
Health consortium closes medical training unit

...emergency medical training program.The Daily Sitka Sentinel reported that the closure ends three decades of training in first aid, CPR and emergency medical services.Consortium spokeswoman Stacy Smith says the program had been funded by grants...
Gehring Nursery School awaits the new year

...completion. Each employee is college-educated, and one has a Masters degree in education.Professional costs for CPR and First Aid training, along with the expense of background checks for employees, was also approved by the city for reimbursement...
Juneau students dropped from RALLY program

...must be staffed for every 14 kindergartners and every 18 school-aged children.At least one caregiver with CPR and First Aid training must be available at all times in a licensed care center. Childcare licenses are required if four children or...
Woman dives off dock, rescued by Coast Guard

...unresponsive until Coast Guard members in the boat administered first aid and detected a faint pulse, said Coast Guard District...Class Grant DeVuyst."Right as they began to perform first aid, she became responsive and was that way when they passed...
Letter: Be a suicide prevention advocate this week, all year

...prevention. You can get trained in one of the many suicide prevention programs available, such as safeTALK or Mental Health First Aid. For more information on trainings and other events please visit If you or someone you...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...things on this front that I've worked on - one that is now actually part of the budget. It's called Mental Health First Aid. I did it when I was mayor, I made sure my police officers - voluntarily, we didn't mandate it at first - to have the...


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