Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...the financial losses were in forestry, agriculture and manufacturing.To fight the fires, Indonesia used everything from helicopters to elephants outfitted with water pumps and hoses. Russia leased two amphibious jets, and Singapore, Malaysia, Australia...
Nation and World
Troopers, Coast Guard search for missing Wrangell boater

...the Thalasa.He was due to return after five days but he has not been seen.The Coast Guard cutter Anacapa and a Sitka helicopter crew searched Monday near Berg Bay, Blake Channel and Deer Island.Wrangell search and rescue personnel also have been looking...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

...a rogue wave crashed into a Coast Guard helicopter lifting them from the vessel. The helicopter crew was rescued. "We don't want to...vessel with ice-breaking capability and a helicopter that can scout for ice will accompany the...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...Juneau, said Monday in a prepared statement.A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searched for Trammel's vessel by air for a short time on Sunday. The helicopter crew searched again Monday, alongside the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa...
Alaska troopers: Woman raped over 5 weeks at rural cabin

...the last attack committed as she heard a military evacuation helicopter landing near the man's remote cabin to take her to a hospital...woman got access to a computer.Troopers say the military helicopter from Fort Wainwright couldn't make the trip Saturday because...
Letter: Juneau is fortunate to have rescuers

...the Alaska State Troopers, Juneau Mountain Rescue, Temsco Helicopters and some very good friends for rescuing me and my family's...the JMR team, and then flown back to the airport by Temsco Helicopters and pilot Eric Main. It was a birthday I will never forget...
Armed groups target elephants

...even targeted elephants from helicopters. These gunmen have turned...the grass, an unarmed park helicopter flew to the rangers' aid...rangers.The U.N. made two helicopters available late on Oct. 7...their dead comrades. U.N. helicopters assisted with the removal...
Nation and World
'Hero' officer staged suicide, embezzled from youth program

...manhunt had begun and was growing quickly, with hundreds of officers searching houses, cabins and even boats on area lakes. Helicopters with heat-sensing scanners and K-9 units scoured the area for days. Some 50 suburban Chicago police departments and...
Nation and World
Trooper helicopter spots hunter missing near Petersville

PETERSVILLE - An Alaska State Trooper helicopter crew Wednesday spotted a hunter missing since Saturday outside...Wednesday near the Kahiltna River and Hungryman Creek.The helicopter directed ground crews to Hull. He was to be medically evaluated...
Search underway for Ketchikan hiker

...searching for him since. On Friday, a helicopter joined the search."The searchers...his GPS coordinates and chartered a helicopter from Petersburg to respond. The two...hunting party located him before the helicopter's arrival, and they all returned...


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