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A job with a view Hoonah and Angoon, it's like a reunion every time."Today, the 30-year-old homegrown pilot is now the safety director at Alaska Seaplanes where he has a hand in training new pilots and developing emergency response plans. With more...
Stolen cobalt-60 found abandoned

...near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico state, the country's nuclear safety director said.The highly radioactive material had been removed from its shipping container, officials said, and one predicted...
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Photo: Tsunami warning canceled

Unalaska Department of Public Safety Director Bob Beasley, left, confers with public safety officers Friday in Unalaska after the declaration of a tsunami warning. The warning...
Alaska Digest

...dump truck fell and crushed him, the city's public safety director said Tuesday. Mike Pearson, 50, was adding fluids...Fetzer, an Anderson councilman and the city's public safety director. He was first elected to the Anderson City Council...
Two children die in Ketchikan house fire

...and 5-year-old boy were confirmed dead at the scene of injuries due to smoke inhalation, said Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert. A 12-year-old girl was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and a 17-year-old boy...
Woman killed while walking on Ketchikan dock

...Department stated. Thayer, of California, was a passenger off the cruise ship Norwegian Star, Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert said. The accident happened on the wooden dock portion of Beth II, between the north entrance and...
Five killed in plane crash near Ketchikan critical condition in a Seattle hospital, officials and neighbors of the Oregon family said. Ketchikan Public Safety Director Rich Leipfert said the SeaWind Aviation plane crashed into a tree at Traitors Cove, about 25 miles north of Ketchikan...
Efforts end to find crash wreckage, women's remains

...women and the twin-engine Reims 406 that went down 10 miles offshore in Peard Bay on Aug. 17, said Dale Ferguson, safety director for Hageland Aviation Services. No additional recovery operations are planned, Ferguson said. "We're at a point...
Poor advice from GPS unit leads man into harbor

...ferry but after about 400 feet, the GPS unit in the man's car told him to make a hard right turn.Whittier public safety director Dave Schofield says that was a misdirection, and it led the man down the ramp where people launch boats.The car...
Memorial Day means grilling, but make sure safety comes first of unintended consequences, especially in the backyard. The electrical engineer by training is the consumer safety director for Underwriters Laboratories, the independent, nonprofit product safety testing and certification organization. He's...


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