Empire Editorial: King Cove's road is an imperfect but necessary solution

...with the town socked in by fog and planes unable to fly, the U.S. Coast Guard flew a helicopter from Kodiak Island to rescue a woman with an obstructed airway. A little while later, a second call for help came in, this time from a man having breathing...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015

...He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center and held on $100 bail.Fire and medical? On Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to seven EMS calls, a fire alarm on Willoughby Avenue caused by burnt food, a single vehicle accident on Cohen Drive...
ATV ride at Echo Cove sends one to the hospital

...was not released, flipped the four-wheeler he was driving, and the machine landed on top of him, said Capital City Fire/Rescue Assistant Chief Ed Quinto.The accident took place at the rock quarry at Echo Cove, located near Berners Bay about 40 miles...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015

...block of Savikko Road. He was taken to Lemon Creek Correctional Center.Fire and medical? On Friday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to six EMS calls around town and one transport call to take a patient and flight team from the airport to the hospital...
US begins armed drone flights from Turkey

...a Pentagon spokesman, said they may begin conducting strikes soon. And he said the U.S. also will likely fly search and rescue missions from Incirlik Air Base in Turkey.The use of the Incirlik base comes as the U.S. began launching airstrikes to...
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Empire Editorial: Happy birthday, U.S. Coast Guard

...among other ships, provided law, order and security. Before the Klondike Gold Rush, the Bear was the ship that sailed to the rescue of icebound whalers, starving Native villages and desperate sailors. During the gold rushes, the Coast Guard's predecessors...
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...
Meals with moms

...her 15-month-old boy Konrad with co-workers and clients in the room. Then there's her job with Capital City Fire/Rescue as a volunteer firefighter.During exercises when Konrad is hungry, Jennings stands to the side and while he latches on...
When the landing gear won't go down

...had just left. Unlike Hoonah, Juneau has a long runway and something else important - crash equipment.Capital City Fire/Rescue assistant chief Chad Cameron was on duty July 11 and heard the alert come in over the radio. It was what's known as an...
Heat lamp causes fire at Super 8

...guest was injured as the building's occupants fled in the night.According to an account provided by Capital City Fire/Rescue assistant chief Ed Quinto, firefighters responded to an alarm just before 3 a.m. Saturday. When the first engine company...


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