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Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter

...emergency training and experience."If they do need our help more often, we're here to help," he said.Search and Rescue coordinator Lt. Steve Adams said despite the costs, rescue missions will still be accepted, though outside companies...
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

...from the DPS Search and Rescue budget specifically for public outreach.Lt. Steven Adams, the statewide search and rescue coordinator for DPS, highly recommended attending."There are many very real dangers in the outdoors," he said...
Community volunteers search for missing family

...provided information and maps that would aid in the search. She said she has enlisted the expertise of a few search and rescue coordinators and developed organized areas for people to explore.A command center at the end of California Avenue was...
Former Troopers captain accused of child sex abuse

...and Tok south of Fairbanks to Barrow at the top of the state.Tanner had worked as the agency's statewide search and rescue coordinator.Before joining the troopers, Tanner was provost marshal at Fort Wainwright.A division of the troopers...
Volunteering for a rescue

When hikers get lost in the woods or stuck on a mountain near Juneau, phones ring and beepers beep, alerting volunteers all over town.

...The Coast Guard received notification at 1:57 a.m. that the Mitkof struck a rock and began flooding. Search and rescue coordinators at the Coast Guard Command Center in Juneau directed the launch of a Jayhawk helicopter and crew from Air...
Search continues for missing Angoon hunter

...keep the process going and maintain a positive attitude," said Walter Jack Sr., who is also Angoon's search and rescue coordinator. "A Coast Guard helicopter spotted a man in the woods yesterday, but they said it wasn't him," he said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive Call 321-2061. ``Rescue!'' 7:30-9:30 p.m., Juneau-Douglas High School. Statewide Search and Rescue coordinator Sgt. Paul Burke of the Alaska State Troopers presents the story of the Turnagain Arm and Hatcher Pass avalanches...
Juneau Empire Story Archive THE JUNEAU EMPIRE U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators and marine safety officials are meeting with...The Juneau Empire Online U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue coordinators and marine safety officials are meeting with...
Officials call off search for lost climber

...McLaughlin, a spokeswoman with Denali National Park and Preserve. An Alaska State Troopers helicopter with search-and-rescue coordinator Craig MacDonald and avalanche expert Blaine Smith aboard left Talkeenta about 11 a.m. Thursday to survey...


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