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Hiker, dog rescued on Mount Roberts

The Juneau Mountain Rescue team helped a stranded man and his dog escape steep terrain on Mount Roberts Tuesday morning after he called Alaska State Troopers for...
Pilot dies in plane crash

...the Tongass National Forest 23 miles west of Juneau. The Coast Guard rescue helicopter delivered a four-man Juneau Mountain Rescue team to the ground approximately one half mile from the crash site. Upon arrival to the crash site at about 4...
Copter plucks 4 from island

...boat, the Coast Guard showed up and took over." State troopers, TEMSCO helicopters, five members of the Juneau Mountain Rescue team and the U.S. Coast Guard joined the rescue effort, said Petty Officer Roger Wetherell. A helicopter dropped...
Plane crash kills 6 near Haines

...helicopters from Sitka. One helicopter looked for the crash site, while the other picked up members of the Juneau Mountain Rescue Team at the National Guard hangar in Juneau, said Steve Lewis of the mountain rescue team. The crash site was located...
Alaska Briefs

...with a report of a hiker having difficulty on the Granite Creek Trail. The hiker was located by members of the Juneau Mountain Rescue Team, flying with Temsco, who directed members of the mountain and rope rescue teams to the location, Reifenstein...

...The search started at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday. Alaska State Trooper Sgt. David Tracy said three Juneau Mountain Rescue teams were on the trail during the search. Weather prevented a search from the air, he added. Troopers later reported...
Could more trail signs save lives?

...this week after a fall, has been dangerous for other hikers over the years. Steve Lewis, spokesman for the Juneau Mountain Rescue team, thinks cautionary signs could warn people away from the area. "It would be nice to get some signs that say 'This...
Black Hawk pilots return from Iraq

...proud of you." Lewis, a researcher at the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration and founder of the Juneau Mountain Rescue team, read to the audience from a speech he wrote on a napkin. "I still believe that there's big questions that...
Tramway GM rescued after falling down wet mountain

...pretty good job," Blattner said. "They're used to working in a cleaner environment." After it was over, Juneau Mountain Rescue team member Steve Handy looked at his muddy hands and said he would be cleaning out the devil's club for awhile...
Alaska Digest

...Bowler of SEADOGS - Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search - said he was out with members of the Juneau Mountain Rescue team. He said Eaglecrest staff also was involved in the search. Bowler said Lessmeier was dressed well, in wool...


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