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Isaac causing more rescues, evacuations

...day and pushed more water into neighborhoods all around the city, flooding homes and forcing last-minute evacuations and rescues. New Orleans itself was spared, thanks in large part to a levee system built after Katrina.As the storm slogged its way...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2012-08-30/isaac-causing-more-rescues-evacuation
Not For Web
Army rescues six people stranded by flooding along Interior rivers

...Interior Alaska rivers and an Army helicopter participated in two rescues. Five staff members at a recovery camp at Old Minto waded...Military Assistance to Safety and Traffic unit also was called to rescue a 48-year-old Nenana woman Friday morning. An ice jam...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051108/sta_277853065.shtml
Search underway for Ketchikan hiker

...with the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad have been searching for...marks the fourth search and rescue effort in Southeast Alaska...hasty search by Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers...are out, we get search and rescues," Troopers spokeswoman Peters...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-13/search-underway-ketchikan-hiker
Local
Photo: Kayaking in the wilderness

...US Forest Service Volunteer and Professional Photographer from Santa Fe, New Mexico, in wet exit, solo and assisted kayak rescues at Auke Lake on Wedneday. The group will be going into the Tracy Arm-Ford's Terror Wilderness for the upcoming week...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-16/photo-kayaking-wilderness
Local
Missing hunter found by Sitka Mountain Rescue

...Byron Kashevarof, 31, of Sitka, was hunting and became lost on Friday night, Alaska State Troopers reported. Sitka Mountain Rescue, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the Sitka Police Department responded to the case.Kashevarof was found about 1:30 a.m...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-11/missing-hunter-found-sitka-mountain-res
State
Recent rescues in Juneau

...This is a list of some of the rescues and deaths that have occurred...dark. A daring helicopter rescue by TEMSCO and Sgt. Will Ellis...help. It took 15 people to rescue him. -- July 9, 2001: Joshua...Department, Juneau Mountain Rescue and SEADOGS.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/082601/Loc_rescuesidebar.shtml
Local
Assembly approves change in rescues

...change of direction from one of rescue to body recovery. "I'm...community wants and needs is a rescue type of capability, and that's...teams get worldwide are not rescues. By the time the diver gets...volunteer Jerry Luckhaupt defended rescue attempts at the hearing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091200/Loc_rescues.html
Local
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's the one that may need rescuing.On Nov. 25, 2002, President George W. Bush signed the Homeland Security...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion
Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

...helicopter - that will make avalanche rescues faster, more efficient and less dangerous for rescue workers."With avalanche rescue, essentially you have 20 minutes...it's available to Juneau Mountain Rescue, Eaglecrest Ski Patrol, Kensington...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-28/faster-safer-avalanche-rescue-work
Outdoors
Firefighter leaps into harbor to rescue man

...pulled from the ocean below the Alaska Steamship Dock on Tuesday evening after a Capital City Fire/Rescue firefighter took a chilly leap to rescue him.Firefighter Noah Jenkins was the captain on duty at Station 1 when Cate Ross lifted her cellphone...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-10-06/firefighter-leaps-harbor-rescue-man
Local

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