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Two pairs of lost hikers located over Labor Day weekend

...provided troopers their GPS coordinates and a description of their location.According to a dispatch, two SEADOGS search dogs and handlers responded and began searching at about 11:45 p.m. as troopers and Forest Service members waited at...
Two bodies recovered from Sitka landslide

...building inspector William Stortz, 62, and brothers Elmer and Ulises Diaz, 26 and 25, respectively.Teams with search dogs scoured the area searching for the third person.Assistant Fire Chief Al Stevens confirmed Thursday that recovery crews...
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Update: 1 body recovered, 2 still missing after Sitka landslide

...Sitka on Tuesday.One unidentified body was found Wednesday evening in or near a home that was under construction. Search dogs returned to the area Thursday, said Jeremy Zidek, spokesman for the state homeland security department.He said a...
Rainy weather hinders hunt for loose killers expanded beyond where it's been most intense, 16 square miles of woods, fields and swamps around a road where search dogs caught the scent of both men and searchers found evidence indicating they may have spent time there.Clinton County...
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7 injured in Anchorage crash; driver arrested at hospital

...said he was going to "kill both of them" and began accelerating and driving erratically.Responding officers used a search dog to seek the driver of the Avenger but he could not be tracked.Police obtained an arrest warrant and searched for Weedman...
No sign of person who shouted for help at glacier

...p.m.By about 7 p.m. and the arrival of nightfall, SEADOGS team leader Bruce Bowler told the Empire that two search dogs and dog handlers were leaving from the scene. CCFR searchers left about the same time.East Glacier Trail is a popular...
Rotary Club of Juneau presents annual Vocational Service Awards

...rescue organization dedicated to training and handling search dogs in Southeast Alaska. Working closely with other lead some amazing people who have even more amazing search dogs."INDIVIDUALDebbie Fagnant, Volunteer for the National...
Search for missing hiker goes underground

...searches and rescues in the state. They deployed teams of highly trained volunteers - members of Juneau Mountain Rescue, search dogs and handlers with Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search and members of the Alpine Club - to search for her...
Search for missing hiker widens on second day

...Facebook - and she said tell me as soon as you find out," Blundell said. "So then I knew, and then it was real."Search dogs with SEADOGS expressed interest - but did not alert - to something along the Mount Roberts trail that sent two dog handlers...
We'd be lost without you, Ki

...with SEADOGS for 20-plus years, and Ki was his second search dog. He trained her since she was a puppy.Together, the...Ki had her share of close calls during her time as a search dog. Radach recalled when she was swept away by rapids during...


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