Three JPD officers graduate from academy today

...officers will graduate from the Alaska Public Safety Training Academy in Sitka today.The...class of 17, the Department of Public Safety announced by email Thursday afternoon...state troopers and two Village Public Safety Officers, as well as officers for the...
Plane crash survivor improves in Seattle

...survivor of a Lynn Canal plane crash is rapidly recovering in Seattle, her family said Tuesday, as the National Transportation Safety Board investigation into the cause of the crash continues.On Tuesday, Sylvia Hess, sister of Martha Mackowiak, said Mackowiak...
New federal food safety rules issued after deadly outbreaks

...operations clean under new government safety rules released Thursday in the wake of...manufacturers will have to prepare food safety plans for the government that detail how...salmonella that may be present, among other safety measures.The idea is to put more focus...
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Gov. designates October Fire Safety Month

...something else to mind as well: fire safety.Walker issued an executive Alaska."Fires pose major public safety concerns, though they are largely preventable by practicing diligence in basic fire safety measures," the proclamation reads...
Dockside safety exams encouraged before rule change

...commercial fishing vessel to get a dockside safety exam before those examinations become...Act" to complete a biennial dockside safety exam by Oct. 15.Vessels that is required...Coast Guard 17th District Fishing Vessel Safety Program manager. "There are a few other...
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...refugees from Syria with aloha. Ige says safety is his first priority, but that the U...its "first priority is protecting the safety of our residents."MINNESOTA (7)Gov...governor want Nixon to do so, citing safety concerns.MONTANA (0)Gov. Steve Bullock...
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Juneau Construction Academy to offer information session

...Information will be provided on an introduction to trades and construction, carpentry, welding, electrical, plumbing, drywall and safety trainings. Representatives from building trade unions will talk about apprenticeship opportunities. Employers in construction...
As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...saying it had previously only used the Safety Check feature after natural disasters...ongoing crisis, like war or epidemic, Safety Check in its current form is not that...You would need to have a date on the safety check, like I'm safe from this one...
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My Turn: Somewhere between Reefer Madness and the Nirvana Network

...drugs/substances. Legal ramifications. Penalties.? Public Safety: Police. Troopers. Emergency Medical Services. Fire Department. Driving. Flying. Boating. Citizen Safety.? Fiduciary: Banking. Cash. Taxation. Revenues.? Regulation...
FBI will take lead in Sitka Taser probe

...encouraged" through a directive from Schmitt, and Alaska Public Safety Training Academy Commander Chad Goeden said the technique is...Hoogendorn came from New Mexico and was not trained at the Public Safety Academy. That officer also had a history with a previous incident...


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