Mary Sadie Frank

...the Sitka hospital, then at Bartlett Regional when it first opened.She met Richard Albert "Dick" Frank, a mechanic then pilot for Alaska Coastal Airlines (later Alaska Airlines) her first year in Juneau and they were married here in 1950. Mary had...
John Raymond Clements

...first as a forest ranger in Arizona, then as a meteorologist for the Air Force and the National Weather Service in Alaska, Texas, Idaho, and Nevada. He was also a renowned pilot and flight instructor who enjoyed rebuilding aircraft.
Finding winter at Peterson Lake Cabin

...lower portion that doubles as bench seating for the table in between. There's both a propane heater and a wood stove. The pilot light in the heater is almost always lit (it was when we arrived, anyway, and there are instructions in case it's not...
Sailing to Alaska to relax, but learning a little on the way

...Juneau is hardly the only Alaska community unreachable on four wheels, which explains the state's relatively high number of pilot licenses. Float planes were a common sight during our cruise, and you can book sightseeing flights in many places.Rain is...
Lions thank Juneau for another successful Light Flights

...success. But mostly, Coastal Helicopters, for without their generosity this wouldn't be a success. You see, they donate pilots, helicopters, time, and fuel. By the time the evening was over, we sold tickets, manifested, talked safety, entertained...
Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...2013 shooting death of Manokotak VPSO Thomas Madole during a call.Alaska State Troopers are in the process of conducting a pilot project to arm the first group of VPSOs, Peters said. The firearms training and psychological screening that armed VPSOs receive...
For Tongass' future, panelists talk timber

...from young-growth timber to make the transition possible sooner than others have estimated. She hopes to move forward with a pilot project within the next year to discover if what her research has suggested is true.As of Wednesday, there still seemed to...
WSJ ranks Alaska Airlines best overall in U.S.

...procedures were approved because of the airline's technology, pilot training and exemplary safety record," the release states. "In Juneau, instead of diverting in heavy fog, pilots are now approved to approach the airport with even less visibility...
Ex-Petersburg school employee sentenced for child porn

...parents of the situation once it was discovered, and Petersen resigned from his position, the Petersburg Pilot reported at the time. The Pilot reported Petersen had worked for the school district for 10 years. He did not have a criminal record...
Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...they prefer tea or coffee. I'd hedge my bets they probably like both.I remembered more than a decade ago asking a bush pilot about the nature of the glacier he was about to drop me and my friend Ed at the base of."It's like all glaciers," he...


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