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Tourist missing on Mount Roberts

...operation after Troopers were called for help at 2:19 p.m. Sunday.A map in the command post showed the trails of search teams that crossed ridges and gulleys.Dilg said he searched for Blaisdell himself for a bit before calling for help. He...
Rainy weather hinders hunt for loose killers

DANNEMORA, N.Y. - Search teams hindered by cool, rainy weather combed woods for an 11th day trying to track down two escaped murderers on Tuesday as one official...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for April 27, 2015

...from Thailand were rescued from an area near the West Glacier Trail in the Mendenhall Glacier Recreation Area. SEADOGS search teams, coordinating with the Alaska State Troopers, found the hikers and returned them safely to their rental car. Every...
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.
Community volunteers search for missing family 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...
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...
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...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...
On day three, search for hiker continues

...combed back over Mount Roberts where the woman's car was located at the trailhead.Two TEMSCO helicopters carrying search teams lifted off from Juneau International Airport early Tuesday morning after a briefing inside the TEMSCO building. One...
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...
Hunter rescued after bear mauling in the Brooks Range

...Anaktuvuk Pass, a tiny Nunamiut Eskimo village in the Gates of the Arctic National Park. Initial rescue efforts by local search teams and by the Alaska State Troopers were turned back because of dense fog.The 11th Air Force Rescue Coordination Center...


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