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Budget proposal could ground some aircraft

...out Thursday could wind up grounding two search and rescue helicopters and a plane capable of prisoner and personnel transports...Folger left open the possibility that smaller department helicopters not intended for search and rescue could be used, depending...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-27/budget-proposal-could-ground-some-aircr
State | AK legislature
Man alive after almost drowning off downtown dock

...Hospital spokesman Jim Strader said a patient matching that description is presently in the process of being medevaced by helicopter to the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage."I have no information other than that," Strader said in a phone interview...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-27/man-alive-after-almost-drowning-downtow
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Life on ice at the top of the world

...at UAF's Geophysical Institute, offered a current example as he flew over the ice of Camden Bay in late February 2015 by helicopter."As we approached the coast, we spotted a narrow lead at the shore, indicating the landfast ice was in the process of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/alaska-science-forum-life-ice-top-wo
Outdoors
Sidelined helicopter disrupts service to remote village

...for three weeks because a designated helicopter was sidelined by maintenance work...Diomede Island, Russia.The Erickson helicopter was in Anchorage for maintenance when...Portland, Oregon. Elliott said a backup helicopter also had maintenance issues."In recognition...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/sidelined-helicopter-disrupts-service-r
State
Vicious beating leads to felony assault indictment

...Kadake to Bartlett Regional Hospital, but he did not immediately regain consciousness. He was medevaced out of Juneau by helicopter to another medical facility.Juneau District Attorney James Scott said in court Monday the victim is still receiving medical...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-24/vicious-beating-leads-felony-assault-in
Local
Flipping Douglas Island

...deal was made official in 1981.Goldbelt logged a portion of West Douglas in the early 2000s, using cables attached to helicopters to remove trees from the forest. That had a lesser impact on the environment than clear-cutting it would have, and one...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
Preschool hosts 'winter-defying' fundraiser

...cover and many silent auction items and raffle prizes will be up for grabs. The raffle prizes include a glacier trekking helicopter tour, a whale watch, a Kindle and more. People are encouraged to dress up in costumes that help others forget about the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/preschool-hosts-winter-defying-fund
Neighbors
Changes coming to Juneau International Airport

...resurfacing project. Assemblyman Jesse Kiehl said he had already received complaints from some residents about increased helicopter noise apparently due to natural increased flight frequency and varying flight paths.Delta Airlines and SkyWest will arrive...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/changes-coming-juneau-international-air
Local
2015 'I-Did-A-Detour' start moved to Fairbanks

...with race staff flying over various portions of the trail via helicopter. That flight showed the conditions were worse than last year...plane Tuesday to a landing strip in the area and flew in a helicopter to hover over the boulders Burmeister said mushers and sleds...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-02-12/2015-i-did-detour-start-moved-fairbank
Sports
'Night Flights' flying over Juneau next Friday

Coastal Helicopters and the Mendenhall...can take a short helicopter ride over the...pilot for Coastal Helicopters. "We have a...Carroll has been a helicopter pilot for Coastal...and has piloted helicopters for the Night...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-08/night-flights-flying-over-juneau-next-f
Local

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