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Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

...check on boat equipment requirements, among other things.The Juneau Coast Guard station responds to about 50 search-and-rescues a year, member Joshua Link said Tuesday. Very few of those are men overboard, he said. Of boating fatalities...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-20/coast-guard-floats-boating-safety-guide
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Shocked: VPSO accused of using Taser on 11-year-old

...citizens who are trained to respond to be first responders to public service emergencies such as fires, medical calls, search and rescues and "basic" law enforcement. Alaska began using the VPSO program in the late 1970s since it can take days for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-01-25/shocked-vpso-accused-using-taser-11-yea
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CCFR Special Teams captain retires

...someone needed medical attention in the wild, whether it be on top of a glacier or in the woods."We don't do search and rescues," Reifenstein noted. "What we do is go in and deal with people who are injured out in the wilderness or who need...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-04/ccfr-special-teams-captain-retires
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Police officers honored for on-the-job heroics

...carbon monoxide levels and required oxygen treatment at the hospital. The officers also helped firefighters conduct search and rescues, and they assisted in rescuing an rescued an elderly resident trapped in his third-story apartment. All three officers...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-16/police-officers-honored-job-heroics
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We'd be lost without you, Ki

...everybody that brought over food and prayed," Weyhrauch said at the time.One year, Radach and Ki conducted six search and rescues in one week. One of the searches was for a hunter who got lost chasing a deer on Admiralty Island. That search...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-07/wed-be-lost-without-you-ki
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Hazards loom on trails

...officials are looking for funds this year to address snowmachine safety. ``State Parks gets involved in a lot of search and rescues that don't make it into the newspaper,'' said Ron Crenshaw, trails chief for the Parks and Outdoor Recreation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020299/Loc_machineside.html
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...officials are looking for funds this year to address snowmachine safety. ``State Parks gets involved in a lot of search and rescues that don't make it into the newspaper,'' said Ron Crenshaw, trails chief for the Parks and Outdoor Recreation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020299/Loc_machineside.shtml
How to avoid getting lost in the wilderness

...wisdom says it's all those tourists going up there, but if you look at the statistics the greatest majority of search and rescues are locals who get complacent." Occasionally someone gets injured, but more often they just get lost, Bowler...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080201/Out_GetLost.shtml
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Four missing in Bering Sea

...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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031999/Loc_capsize.html
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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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031999/Loc_capsize.shtml

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