'Fire hose' of moisture hits S. Carolina; 12 killed

...lost most of their sand to the wind, rain and high surf.South Carolina authorities mostly switched Monday from search and rescue into "assessment and recovery mode," but Gov. Nikki Haley warned citizens to remain careful as a "wave" of...
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My Turn: UAF to host Arctic summit in 2016

...understanding, explore solutions and provide resources to address emerging high-profile issues. Some of the issues are search and rescue, community-based monitoring, changes in fisheries, infrastructure development to support transpolar shipping...
More scams since PFD payouts

...state Department of Law.The Department of Law warns that the Cancer Exam Network, Children's Safety Bureau and Search and Rescue Charities may sound like trustworthy organizations, but that they were found to be making misleading statements...
Budget cuts could cost Alaska State Troopers a helicopter

...already grounded one of their two search and rescue helicopters due to budget cuts...contract with outside companies for search and rescue missions both because of bad...we're here to help," he said.Search and Rescue coordinator Lt. Steve Adams...
Troopers suspend search for missing Fairbanks hunter

...18 pending new leads and information into his disappearance.Several agencies, law enforcement officers and search-and-rescue dogs participated in the search. Volunteers from Fairbanks and North Pole also joined the efforts. Helicopters...
Letter: $100 might save your life

Having served in the Coast Guard for over 30 years, including an assignment as Assistant Chief of Search and Rescue, I read stories such as the great and timely rescue performed by the LeConte crew with particular interest.I can understand...
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...
Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...of the Sitka Fire Department search and rescue team, invited members of various...plants and shelter-building; search and rescue provided transportation and...aid. The Coast Guard taught search and rescue, shelter construction, making...
Trooper helicopter spots hunter missing near Petersville immediate aerial search.The Alaska Incident Management Team, MATSAR, Alaska Mountain Rescue Group, Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs, Petersville SAR Group, the Alaska Rescue Coordination Center and the Alaska National Guard helped with the...
US Coast Guard cutter reaches North Pole

...breaking more than 10 feet of ice.In addition to performing the Coast Guard's mission of law enforcement and search and rescue, Healy is a research platform. It has laboratory spaces, oceanographic deck winches and berthing for 50 scientists...


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