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Astronaut Steve Swanson's visit excites Ketchikan students

...visited the Coast Guard Base Ketchikan during their visit this past week, and Swanson went with local crews doing search and rescue training on a 45-foot fast response boat, Powers said."One of the highlights about coming to Alaska especially has...
Photo: Sunday morning, catching some rays

...on the NOAA dock downtown, is actually only Oscar, the dummy that local Coast Guard crews employ in their search-and-rescue training exercises. Behind Oscar is one of the Coast Guard's new 47-foot motor lifeboats. | | |
Wintertime hide and seek takes this truth very seriously. When the snow starts to fall it means the canines of SEADOGS have begun search and rescue training, and Sunday the group of eight handlers and five dogs will begin simulated rescue missions at Eaglecrest Ski...
Neighbors Helping Neighbors: AvaDogs Alaska

...volunteers who would enjoy participating in search-and-rescue training sessions. Volunteers typically hide for dog...who might have an interest in pursuing canine search and rescue training and certification as a team member. Neighbors...
Latest version of capital building grows to $2.2B

...Juneau; port and harbor projects and a host of local grants, ranging from funds for community center work to search and rescue training to ballfields, parks, even cameras and projectors for schools and a rock climbing wall at one Anchorage elementary...
Gov. Knowles makes pitch for an avalanche warning system

...350,000 to set up the Alaska Avalanche Warning Center, $85,000 on public education, $50,000 on search-and-rescue training and $265,000 on search-and-rescue equipment, which would be placed in caches around the state. About...


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