Coast Guard rescues man near Sitka

According to an email from a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, an Air Station Sitka Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a man complaining of chest pain on Sunday.
Police & Fire for Thursday, May 28, 2015

...was given a court summons with an arraignment set for June 1.Fire and medical? On Friday, May 22, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to two EMS calls on Salmon Creek Lane and Franklin Street, a transport call to take a patient and flight team from...
Couple missing 2 weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges

...and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said Monday.Cecil Knutson, 79 and Dianna Bedwell, 68, were found near a Boy Scouts camp on the Los Coyotes...
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Agitated bear lingering with cubs near Dredge Lake

...shared that No. 103 went after their dog, which was tied up in the yard. They yelled and distracted the bear long enough to rescue their dog, and the bears went on their way after climbing some trees in the yard.Also Sunday, the four bears were spotted...
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city

...after the twister that hit Ciudad Acuna, a city of 125,000 across from Del Rio, Texas, sent its infant carrier flying. Rescue workers began digging through the rubble of damaged homes in a race to find victims.The twister hit a seven-block area...
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'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case

...Kaiser Family Foundation. "The individual market would empty out as premiums rise significantly."___REPUBLICANS TO THE RESCUE?Leading congressional Republicans have been walking a fine line, opposing the law in the Supreme Court case while pledging...
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Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

...where a boater in distress is located cuts down on valuable rescue time, he said.In Alaska, where "going in the water...Juneau Coast Guard station responds to about 50 search-and-rescues a year, member Joshua Link said Tuesday. Very few of those...
My Turn: An overdue ounce of prevention interview with Governor Parnell, where his disappointment that the bill died was palpable. In 2015, to the rescue came the bipartisan efforts of two Republican and two Democrat legislators who introduced four versions of Erin's law. House...
Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...visited the Coast Guard Base Ketchikan during their visit this past week, and Swanson went with local crews doing search and rescue training on a 45-foot fast response boat, Powers said."One of the highlights about coming to Alaska especially has been...
Ketchikan volunteer rescue group gets new labrador retriever

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad now has another asset to use when called out for search and rescue missions. However, unlike resources...step of becoming a certified search and rescue dog on April 26.Carol Towne, Pace's...


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