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...grows and grows until eventually you end up with a huge search area. That's why the first few hours and days of a search...when you get the fewest of the variables affecting the search area."As of Wednesday, the searchers were focused on an...
Latest search for missing Kenai family provides no leads

...of the family members they will have it lab tested.Kenai Lt. David Ross said the focus Thursday was to expand the search area near where the item was found. Officers also planned to search an island of trees a couple of miles northeast of the...
Two rescued off West Glacier Trail one of the hikers, Rachel Aponte, 25, on her cell phone and obtained enough information to narrow down the search area for JMR and SEADOGS, the dispatch states. The search began at about 10:30 p.m., and the two hikers were located...
Search suspended for French adventurer in Alaska

...aerial searches Saturday and had a boat positioned along the shore.If he decided to abandon the kayak and walk, the search area could be endless, since his possible route wasn't known, Labrie said."There's really no reason why he would...
Family of sunken sub captain found boat, closure

...national defense archives," Abele said. It included a map showing roughly where ship and sub met, narrowing the search area from more than a million square miles to about 200. The ship's logged path and speed narrowed the window to about...
Search for missing plane continues retrace Foster's flight path.The Anchorage Daily News reports search planes and crews are assembling near the search area.The Rescue Coordination Center is organizing the search with the Alaska Air National Guard, the Coast Guard, Alaska...
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Air search launched for 2 Washington hikers

...and Wednesday's weather precluded an air search, Cox said. A Coast Guard helicopter tried to reach the Zitzewitz search area but was forced to turn back.Two other hikers, Matt Margiotta and Kyla Arnold, were hoisted aboard a Coast Guard...
US Coast Guard suspends search for missing crewman

...vessel en route to Mexico. The search area was about 750 miles southwest of...Guard Hercules planes covered a search area of 1,700 square miles. The Sao...Yom could have gone missing. The search area on Friday was marked by six-foot...
Medical helicopter carrying patient, three others vanishes

...mountainous coastal terrain. Sound off on the important issues at The cloud ceiling was at water level Tuesday in the search area about 75 miles east of Anchorage, preventing aircraft aerial searches. "The weather is bad enough we can't get...
Avalanche kills two: two missing

...Chugach National Forest about 50 miles southeast of Anchorage, killed two other snowmobilers and injured three. The search area was large and officials held little hope of finding the missing people alive. ``This is a huge area, easily covering...


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