Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club thanks local community

...Officers Association, Bartlett Regional Hospital, Coastal Helicopters, Coeur Alaska- Kensington Gold Mine, Elgee Rehfeld and...Laundry and Dry Cleaners, Alaska Galore Tours, Coastal Helicopters, Goldbelt Hotel, Juneau Mercantile & Armory, Mendenhall...
State wildfire responders keep eye on dry conditions

...smoke.The state Division of Forestry responded with aircraft - a water-scooping airplane, three retardant tankers and a helicopter dropping water - plus six ground crews.All but one 2015 fire were caused by humans."We've had fires started by lawnmowers...
Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...became too unsafe for him to continue. Juneau Mountain Rescue was notified and responded to the area with the help of Temsco Helicopters, but rescuers determined they could not safely reach Rasmussen. The U.S. Coast Guard responded and rescued Rasmussen...
Iraq struggles with sectarian politics after Ramadi fall

...Iraq's Defense Ministry said it had rescued a number of soldiers stranded inside Ramadi, releasing a video that showed two helicopters landing in an open area as several soldiers rushed to them. Later, the soldiers were seen disembarking at a military base...
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Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...about it - flying. And it's an amazing place in history right now, that man actually has the skills to pull it off."A helicopter crew spotted their bodies Sunday morning. Both wore skintight wingsuits with batwing sleeves and a flap between their legs...
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UN: After 2nd quake, many cut off by blocked roads

...a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter carrying six Marines and...said Wednesday that army helicopters were scouring the Sunkhani...Kathmandu, for the missing helicopter.Most of the people confirmed...the government to send more helicopters and supplies and said many...
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DOT to survey Douglas eagle nests by helicopter will survey bald eagle nests in the Juneau area on Tuesday.Between 10 a.m. and noon, DOT will fly aboard a Temsco helicopter to survey North Douglas Highway between the bridge and Fish Creek Road.DOT is required by federal law to take bald eagle...
Coast Guard rescues climber

...rescued.The hiker had dialed 911, and an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter was scrambled from Air Station Sitka. It arrived on the scene...hiker used a small mirror or reflective device to guide the helicopter in, Parker said. "That did help us find him on the mountain...
My Turn: Who speaks for the trees?

...they've got to say?Back in my Polk Inlet days I vividly remember how I hated going out into the forest every morning. A helicopter would usually drop us off a few miles from our camp and, working in pairs, we'd usually trudge through forest in heavy...
Back from Afghanistan, Army helicopters may help civilians

...2013.The military helicopters supplement Alaska's...about two dozen medical helicopters operated by Fairbanks-based helicopter that can 2008 because the helicopters were needed in Iraq...the new agreement, helicopter crews from Fort Wainwright's...


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