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Search for missing hiker goes underground

...they're uncovered."Weed is conducting the search with several experienced climbers. They are not part of an official search team with Alaska State Troopers or the Juneau Police Department.The 33-year-old, who is writing a book on exploring...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/search-missing-hiker-goes-under-ground
Local
Community volunteers search for missing family

...in the search. Laurie Speakman from the Alaska Moose Federation brought two horses to ride the trails.Before the search teams started out, Kenai Police briefed the group and provided a map that highlighted previous search efforts. Areas where...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-29/community-volunteers-search-missing-fam
State
Search for missing Kenai family continues

...Search and Rescue Dogs and the Mat-Su Search and Rescue Dogs joined the ground search Sunday. Monday afternoon the search team focused their efforts in a wooded area at the end of Borgen Avenue, north of the Wildwood Correctional Facility.Sgt...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-11/search-missing-kenai-family-continues
State
Empire Editorial: Prepare for the worst

...loses afford us an opportunity, however, to learn how we can be better prepared in the wilderness. Even with expert search teams nearby, the best way to stay alive in an unexpected situation is to be prepared. Buis' car was still in the gravel...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-06-08/empire-editorial-prepare-worst
Opinion
Search teams, friends look for woman on Mount Roberts

Sharon Buis was supposed to meet up with the Alpine Club at 9 a.m. Saturday morning to hike Hawthorne Peak, south of Sheep Mountain. But the 48-year-old physical therapist never showed up, her friends say.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-26/search-teams-friends-look-woman-mount-r
Local
Empire editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Co. The gear, which is being stored at Coastal Helicopters for use by any rescue team, allows helicopter-bound search teams to scan for signals from a buried victim's avalanche beacon. This gear means large swaths of debris can be searched...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-03/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down
Opinion
On day three, search for hiker continues

...located at the trailhead.Two TEMSCO helicopters carrying search teams lifted off from Juneau International Airport early Tuesday...worked their way down the mountain, another ground search team started from the Mount Roberts Tramway and worked their...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-27/day-three-search-hiker-continues
Local
Man dies in skiff in Pelican waters, no foul play suspected

...Megan Peters, said Lesher was returning to Pelican from his cabin three miles away when he was reported overdue. A search team of local volunteers was hastily assembled to search for him, and they located his skiff adrift with the engine running...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-09/man-dies-skiff-pelican-waters-no-foul-p
Local
We'd be lost without you, Ki

...full of adventures before she became sick about three weeks ago, Radach said. He and Ki were one of the handler-dog search teams for SEADOGS, the Juneau-based Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search, for the nine years she was in service...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-07/wed-be-lost-without-you-ki
Local
Attendance light at Thursday superintendent search meeting

...small - only about eight people came to the meeting Newman led Wednesday night at Juneau-Douglas High School - the search team has had good discussions and gotten useful feedback, he said. He said he didn't yet know how many people they'd...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-04-18/attendance-light-thursday-superintenden
Local

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