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Off the Beaten Path: Exploring the Juneau Icefield

...glacier travel class offered by the University of Alaska Southeast or have an experienced glacier trekker teach you safe travel techniques and crevasse rescue. Glaciers, even the lower stretch of the Mendenhall Glacier, deserve a great deal...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-02-14/beaten-path-exploring-juneau-icefiel
Outdoors
Free avalanche course open to the general public Sunday

...weather assessments and how to use that information to evaluate snowpack stability. Participants will also learn about safe travel practices in avalanche terrain, how to dig snow pits and how to use avalanche rescue gear and perform companion rescue...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-01-18/free-avalanche-course-open-general-p
Outdoors
Photo: Kids helping kids

...Sap Lake, Cambodia. Children in this area travel to and from school in small boats, so life jackets will provide safer travel, and may allow students to begin school at younger ages.

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-11-17/kids-helping-kids
Neighbors
Drivers get more time to swap out snow tires this spring

...the studded-tire period was announced."Providing safe travel is always the top priority for DOT&PF but, as you...Therefore, when the studs are no longer necessary for safe travel, it helps to prolong the life of the road surface when...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-04-10/drivers-get-more-time-swap-out-snow-tir
State | Local
DNR commissioner Sullivan deploying to Afghanistan

...I am very proud of Commissioner Sullivan for his service to Alaska and our country," Parnell said. "We wish him safe travels and Godspeed on this mission, and will pray for his safe return."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-22/dnr-commissioner-sullivan-deploying-afg
State
DNR commissioner Sullivan deploying to Afghanistan

...I am very proud of Commissioner Sullivan for his service to Alaska and our country," Parnell said. "We wish him safe travels and Godspeed on this mission, and will pray for his safe return."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-22/dnr-commissioner-sullivan-deploying-afg
State
We are thankful

...to do so in their soon to be community of Homer. Thank you for being wonderful friends. Get your guest room ready. Safe travels North! Patrick Sroczynski: I'm thankful for one of the most beautiful place in the world which is Juneau, Alaska...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-25/we-are-thankful
Neighbors
Know the Snow: Habits in avalanche terrain

...than one person at the time.We were not alone; the vast majority of avalanche victims choose or unknowingly ignore safe travel practices. In his book, "Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain," Bruce Tremper notes that in about nine out of 10...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-03-16/kmow-snow-habits-avalanche-terrain
Outdoors
Stone tackles city's issues

...issues: Stone favors a second Gastineau Channel crossing to reduce the commute time from North Douglas and provide for safer travel during inclement weather. He would explore putting city-owned land at Lena Point and in West Douglas back on the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093003/loc_stone.shtml
News
Sports in Juneau

...lodge (field session). Sarah Carter will lead the classroom session and will discuss risk evaluation, equipment, safe travel and rescue. Greg Bledsoe will lead the field session and will lead beacon searches. Bring a probe, avalanche beacon...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120703/spo_sij.shtml
Sports

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