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Joseph Murphy

...little couple". While working for the National Park Service in Kotzebue, AK in 2000, Joe was involved in the search and rescue of a lost man on the sea ice in a white out. With ice cracking around them, Joe and a coworker were able to locate...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175531253
My Turn: The changing Arctic presents opportunity to thrive, if we act now

...Cantwell, D-Wash.Arctic communities have excellent search and rescue response on a smaller scale, but aren't prepared...increase in human and vessel traffic, communication, search and rescue, it means law enforcement and disaster response capabilities...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-09-01/my-turn-changing-arctic-presents-oppo
Opinion
Beacon leads searchers to stranded hiker

...radios are not a workable option, satellite communication can be a real assistance in initiating a timely SAR (Search And Rescue)."It's not foolproof though. It's not always possible for satellites to pick up a signal. Schultz said...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-30/beacon-leads-searchers-stranded-hiker
Local
'Missing' hikers found in tent

...Members of the Alaska State Troopers, SEADOGS, the U.S. Coast Guard and Juneau Mountain Rescue responded to a search and rescue case that turned out to have an innocuous ending.According to Trooper dispatches and a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-25/missing-hikers-found-tent
Local
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...communication systems can easily fail and spill response or search and rescue can be thousands of miles and weeks away.Internationally...important rules regarding design, mariner training and search and rescue for ships operating in remote, ice-choked waters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-sailing-arctic-seas-oval-offi
Opinion
One last summer road trip for Troop 6

...staff. The scouts resupplied food here.Day 10 ? This 16.6-mile day mixed in some wilderness first aide and search and rescue training, more cross-country hiking to save time and supper in the dark.Day 11 ? A 12.7-mile day toward...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-28/one-last-summer-road-trip-troop-6
Outdoors
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...each other, especially when the budget is so tight we are laying off teachers, cutting troopers and grounding search-and-rescue aircraft.I had the option on Dec. 1 to unilaterally expand Medicaid, but I wanted to work through the legislative...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-23/gov-walker-alaska-neesds-collaborate-no
Opinion
Police & Fire for Sunday, Aug. 15, 2015

...At 1:11 a.m. Friday, police investigated the report of a robbery outside the Mendenhall Valley Breeze In.Search and rescue? At 4:49 p.m. Thursday, Alaska State Troopers were notified that two young hikers were lost on West Glacier...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-16/police-fire-sunday-aug-15-2015
Local
Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

...refueling aircraft to the country's Incirlik base at some point. Davis said the U.S. likely will deploy combat search-and-rescue teams to Turkey as a routine contingency force for responding to the downing of an F-16 or other U.S. aircraft...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-11/violence-turkey-leaves-least-9-dead
Not For Web
Downed plane spurs investigation

...plane is 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-09/downed-plane-spurs-investigation
State

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