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Ocean Rangers begin sophomore season

...crew. Mickelson is one of 32 Ocean Rangers dispatched by the Ocean Ranger...Services to hire and train the Ocean Rangers. Mickelson, a Coast Guard-licensed...never before done." In 2008, Ocean Rangers were onboard 88 percent of the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051509/loc_440189174.shtml
Ocean rangers may be placed on ships

...moving forward with plans to place ocean rangers on board cruise ships this season...you agree with plans to place ocean rangers on cruise ships? Post your comments...how clean they are. I hope the ocean rangers find they are right on the mark...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032907/sta_20070329016.shtml
News
Cruise fees may not cover ocean rangers

...a uniform rate that allows the ocean rangers to do their job without harming...said. "Everyone expects the ocean rangers to pay their way, but the industry...initiative, which is to have ocean rangers on board the vessels 24 hours...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102307/loc_20071023012.shtml
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My Turn: Ocean rangers program needs fixing

...created a whole new class of state employees known as ocean rangers. Their job? To ride aboard cruise ships and report...certified marine engineers required to participate as ocean rangers simply aren't available in Alaska as most already...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041307/opi_20070413018.shtml
Opinion
House sticks with ocean ranger program

...altered the job requirements for ocean rangers on board cruise ships to monitor...House stripped funding for the ocean rangers from its version of the operating...however, put $2.5 million for ocean rangers in its version, and now a House...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050907/sta_20070509034.shtml
News
State department plans to phase in ocean ranger program

Ocean rangers probably won't be on board cruise ships...or about $4 million - to pay for the ocean rangers but the Legislature only approved spending...This year, at least, plans are for the ocean rangers to board the ships in Ketchikan and disembark...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060707/sta_20070607004.shtml
News
Ocean rangers to work ships despite cuts

Money to implement the voter-approved cruise ship initiative took a major cut in the closing days of the Alaska Legislature, but Gov. Sarah Palin said she'll implement the program anyway.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052007/loc_20070520019.shtml
News
Ocean ranger program may cost $6 million, agency reports

...million to fully implement a voter mandate requiring ocean rangers on all cruise ships using Alaska waters, the agency...went out to federal waters. In 2008, there may be 30 ocean rangers reporting daily for up to 5 months, who will generate...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102507/loc_20071025002.shtml
News
House members misled Sen. Hoffman

The funding level for the ocean rangers program is no fault of Sen. Lyman Hoffman, D-Bethel. Hoffman...opportunity. Direct responsibility for short-funding the ocean rangers rests squarely in the hands of Reps. Mike Chenault and Kevin...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052407/let_20070524021.shtml
Opinion
Alaska editorial: Don't weaken ocean ranger provision in initiative

...that included a provision to put ocean rangers aboard ships while in state waters...Johansen, has taken the ocean out of ocean rangers and turned them into port police...of the argument against onboard ocean rangers is that the initiative's tax...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032607/opi_20070326007.shtml
Opinion

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