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Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

...100-foot-long line, saving crews from having to lower a mountaineering ranger down to the glacier.Park Service rangers with radios positioned...how many times it's been used since. Denali mountaineering ranger Brandon Latham said Wednesday it hadn't been used in the seven...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-21/bodies-3-climbers-retrieved-mount-raini
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Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...campground's entrance."Once the water breaches the entrance to the campground, people are effectively isolated," Juneau Ranger District recreation program manager Ed Grossman said. "So even though the high ground in the RV loop likely would not flood...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
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Former volunteer named Sitka District ranger

SITKA - The incoming Sitka District ranger began his career with the U.S. Forest...Edwards, who will move into the district ranger post on July 28. "I was a kid who played...He has been on the staff of the Sitka Ranger District since 2005, the Daily Sitka...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-09/former-volunteer-named-sitka-district-r
State
Ranger plucks dog from cliff in Kenai Fjords Nat'l Park

JUNEAU - A ranger at Kenai Fjords National Park in Alaska...Sadie was brought down in the backpack of ranger John Anderson on Monday."I could tell...crowd kind of, yay, applauded," chief ranger Mark Thompson, who helped in the rescue...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/ranger-plucks-dog-cliff-kenai-fjords-na
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Juneau police search for assault suspect on trail

...and pursued him down to the trail, police said.Two Juneau Police Department officers and a City and Borough of Juneau Park Ranger who happened to be in the area joined in on the search, but all they came up with was the man's motorcycle."We ended up...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-08/juneau-police-search-assault-suspect-tr
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Arts calendar

...Dusty learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he joins forces with fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, The Smokejumpers, to battle a massive wildfire."Lucy" (R) - Synopsis: A woman, accidentally caught in...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-07/arts-calendar
Art
In memory of Merrill's Marauder Matsumoto

...disbanded, the proclamation continues, "the Marauders' legacy continues to live on today, as members of the Army's 75th Ranger Regiment wear the Marauder patch as their crest. We honor them and their families for their noble efforts, and appreciate...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-10/memory-merrills-marauder-matsumoto
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Reception to welcome new ranger

...p.m. to welcome new Juneau District Ranger Brad Orr. According to a press release...the press release. As Juneau District Ranger, Orr will oversee USDA Forest Service...Glacier Visitor Center. He steps into the ranger position following Marti Marshall, who...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-03-14/reception-welcome-new-ranger
Outdoors
Planes: Fire & Rescue

Now Playing Synopsis: Adventure flies higher than ever before in this sequel that finds championship air-racer Dusty Crophopper (voice of Dane Cook) beginning an exciting new career fighting forest fires. In the wake of another successful racing season, Dusty returns home to Propwash Junction to resume his training. But a debilitating injury forces Rusty to consider a new career path. Before long Rusty is training with the Aerial Fire Fighters at Piston Peak Air Attack Base. Becoming a Single Engine Air Tanker (SEAT) is no simple task for an injured plane, but with the guidance of seasoned fire-and-rescue helicopter Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris), fearless leader of the Piston Peak Air Attack team, Rusty is soon soaring through the clouds once again. Meanwhile, as Rusty gets up to speed, his presence in the unit catches the attention of Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), a cargo hauler-turned-water scooper capable of skimming lake water to combat raging fires. A major racing fan, Dipper can hardly contain her excitement at the prospect of working alongside Rusty, and meanwhile wise, heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter (voice of Wes Studi) has never encountered a fire he couldn't conquer. In no time Rusty has made a whole host of new friends at Piston Peak, including hulking transport plane Cabbie (voice of Dale Dye), the brave grounded firefighters known as the Smokejumpers, the Secretary of the Interior (voice of Fred Willard), and Nick "Loop'n" Lopez (voice of Erik Estrada), a helicopter cop with an illustrious past. And though learning the secrets to dousing forest fires is sure to take time, Rusty is a fast learner, and eager to pitch in. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Dane Cook, Julie Bowen, Ed Harris, Curtis Armstrong, John Michael Higgins, Hal Holbrook Movie Details Play Trailer Buy Tickets Movie Review

USFS: Use caution when visiting Mendenhall Lake, Glacier

JUNEAU - Juneau Ranger District Ranger Brad Orr, in a press release Friday morning, is asking people...pajk&gage=jsba2.For more information, contact the Juneau Ranger District at 586-8800 or the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-27/usfs-use-caution-when-visiting-mendenha
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