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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
Local
Run softly but carry a big hiking stick

...and under the rock-falling cliff, in the rain, with my summer shorts ... There are competent and qualified search and rescue organizations, hiking and alpine clubs, and running clubs and individuals who will know what to bring and what...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-01-25/run-softly-carry-big-hiking-stick
Sports
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...domestic fisheries boardings and maintain a persistent search and rescue presence in the Bering Sea.Among the returning crewmembers...Sea, Munro and its embarked helicopter serve as a search and rescue asset for the Coast Guard. As the patrol neared its...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-28/juneau-petty-officer-returns-home-a
Neighbors
South Korean vessel heads to Bering Sea where 27 died

...Alex Haley on scene, plans to remain involved in search and rescue planning once South Korean officials take over.The...pending arrival of the Sambong as another beginning in search and rescue work.South Korea also is basing search planes out...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-12/south-korean-vessel-heads-bering-sea-wh
State
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...the sea," he said, referring in large part to its search and rescue mission.The second mission of the Coast Guard is...Abel noted the Coast Guard has responded to three search and rescue mission in the arctic since he took over the command...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/new-coast-guard-head-mission-still-same
Local
International search and rescue

...is preparing to wind down its search and rescue mission.Rear Admiral Daniel...point, we see our role (as) search and rescue planning, feedback from the...international, collaborative search and rescue effort for the crew of a 362-foot...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-11/international-search-and-rescue
Local
Family hosts ceremony for lost hiker

...efforts."I must say that this family has shown exceptional appreciation and gratitude to the troopers and the search and rescue teams, which is very nice," longtime JMR member Tim Arness said, adding that JMR and SEADOGS are nonprofit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-26/family-hosts-ceremony-lost-hiker
Local
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused State Troopers copter to crash

...climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation to complete the search-and-rescue mission, which increased the risk and affected his decisions, the NTSB said.The board also placed blame on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-state-troop
State
NTSB: Pilot decisions caused Alaska copter crash

...climbing or flight-seeing Mount McKinley.Contributing to the crash was the pilot's motivation to complete the search-and-rescue mission, which increased the risk and affected his decisions, the NTSB said.The board also placed blame on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-05/ntsb-pilot-decisions-caused-alaska-copt
State
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...cooperation in the Arctic. An Arctic Search and Rescue Agreement as well as a Marine...domain awareness systems and search and rescue capability, (b) developing...essence. Equally, accompanying search and rescue assets that are ship-based...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion

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