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How to survive in the (Southeast Alaska) wilderness

...characteristic of hypothermia is that those who are suffering from it often start to feel warm, Woodford said. Search and Rescue personnel find people with their shoes off, or stripped of warm layers. Sometimes, hypothermic people don't realize they are hypothermic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-25/how-survive-southeast-alaska-wildern
Outdoors
Coast Guard medevacs injured man from Pelican, Alaska

...Pelican, Alaska, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka transported the man to emergency medical personnel in Sitka for treatment. Watchstanders at the 17th District command center in Juneau received the injury report from the crew...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/coast-guard-medevacs-injured-man-pelica
State
White Pass train halts runs after derailment

...The National Transportation Safety Board was informed of the accident, but it wasn't immediately clear if rail safety personnel would investigate, state officials said.Medical workers went to the scene, where responders outnumbered the injured...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-24/white-pass-train-halts-runs-after-derai
State
USCG: 2 medevacs in Southeast Alaska Sunday

...aboard and transported her safely back to emergency medical personnel in Ketchikan.The second case began when Coast Guard 17th...ailing passenger and transported him to emergency medical personnel in Juneau.Weather during the fishing vessel medevac was...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-21/uscg-2-medevacs-southeast-alaska-sunday
Local
As rain soaks Alaska, state's wildland firefighters head south

...officials say Alaska firefighting crews and personnel are headed Outside as wildland fire potential...Alaska Division of Forestry overhead personnel, supervisory positions, managers and...Whiskey Complex Fire. Several overhead personnel and 26 smokejumpers have departed to...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-18/rain-soaks-alaska-states-wildland-fi
Outdoors
Sitka man gets medal, 6 decades late

...able to get the medal for you,'" Perensovich said.Congress also authorized a Medal for Humane Action for all military personnel who helped with the Berlin Airlift.Perensovich received this service medal - a depiction of the four-engine C-54 planes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-20/sitka-man-gets-medal-6-decades-late
State
'Boxing coach' dodges assault charge

...always ask if they could hang out. That was not a problem but it was his game now, they would not have help from any camp personnel. The supervision of teams at camp has always been the primary responsibility of the staff that bring them, and then they...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-17/boxing-coach-dodges-assault-charge
Local
Man medevaced from cruise ship near Juneau

...transported the man to awaiting medical personnel in Alaska's capital city after it was...according to the Coast Guard. Sector Juneau personnel received the report from the crew of...with Juneau Emergency Medical Associates personnel aboard. "A case like this highlights...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-06/man-medevaced-cruise-ship-near-juneau
Local
Coast Guard encourages safety for Alaska boaters during Independence Day celebration

...Beacon. When a beacon signal is received, search and rescue personnel can retrieve information from a registration database. This...Having this information allows the Coast Guard or other rescue personnel to respond appropriately.Safety equipmentBased on the size...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-07-04/coast-guard-encourages-safety-alaska
Outdoors
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle took place 3 miles away at the base's communications station, where personnel monitor radio traffic from ships and planes.The victims were found on April 12, 2012 in the station's rigger shop, where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/man-gets-4-life-terms-coast-guard-death
State

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