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Downed plane spurs investigation

...underwater according to a Friday afternoon update of the dispatch. A trooper helicopter was sent to join in search and rescue efforts.Investigators think the plane originated in McGrath, but no planes have been reported missing, according to...
Empire Editorial: Sometimes, more is better

...bears be afraid of humans. Guided tours will keep hikers from taking shortcuts and, hopefully, mean fewer search-and-rescue efforts. Of course, it takes good guide training and knowledgable guides to achieve such a feat. For that we trust...
Juneau resident raising money to seek mother in Nepal

...are raising money toward search and rescue efforts for their mother in, and for further search and rescue efforts. If the money is not needed...of traveling to Nepal for search and rescue efforts will be high, the exchange...
International search and rescue

...they've take over the aviation side of it."The U.S. Coast Guard has overseen the international, collaborative search and rescue effort for the crew of a 362-foot vessel Oryong 501. The Oryong, owned by Sajo Industries, sank the evening of Sunday...
Drones will fly Alaska's skies

...certain parts of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, salmon nest tracking, counting animal populations and search and rescue efforts. Bailey said ACUASI is currently working on developing a drone that would act like a whale breathalyzer...
Empire Editorial: Drones are the future, but regulations needed now

...certain parts of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, salmon redd tracking, counting animal populations and search and rescue efforts. ConocoPhillips used a 40-pound drone in September to survey marine mammals and ice floes in the Arctic in...
Free ski day? Yes, please

...past there just wasn't service on certain parts of the mountain," she said. The expanded service will aid search and rescue efforts and general communication between patrons. On the business end of things, the new tower offers a bit more security...
Survivor of boat capsize dies

...while Brown was the only one to make it to shore. Brown alerted a local Tenakee resident, which prompted a search and rescue effort.The Newman brothers were recovered, but unable to be revived.? Contact reporter Emily Russo Miller at 523-2263...
LocalSportsBriefs experience, ridge running, etc.) to attend and help brainstorm for ideas about how they can help in search and rescue efforts. This event features a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., with the presentation and discussion starting at 7...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...fisheries. So far this season, two other people have been killed and several others have been seriously injured. Search and rescues efforts are often very difficult. Weather was blocking today's search, said Tod Lyons, a Coast Guard spokesman in...


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