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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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-27/day-three-search-hiker-continues
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
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
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
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
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-17/hunter-rescued-after-bear-mauling-brook
State
Search teams find lost hiker

A signal fire helped lead searchers to a local hiker who ran out of trail Sunday in the mountains behind downtown Juneau.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081401/Loc_LostHiker.shtml
Local
Rescue group given a new set of wheels

On the morning of Oct. 5, as search teams looked for overdue hiker John Wilcox near the Lemon Creek Trail, Juneau Mountain Rescue prepared its new Polaris Ranger 6x6 utility...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102907/loc_20071029015.shtml
News
Search goes on for missing woman

...local rescue teams and volunteers aren't giving up the search for a Douglas woman who disappeared Sunday night. Search teams have scoured the area around the end of North Douglas Highway, where attorney Rebecca Mass's car was found abandoned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011905/loc_20050119003.shtml
News

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