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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down

...over Ketchikan.Thumbs down to the individuals responsible for the theft of extreme runner Dan Lesh's raft and survival equipment last week off a beach on Pleasant Island, near Gustavus.Lesh and his girlfriend went for a day-long run around...
Convicted arsonist gets 20 years for burglaries

...the Lemon Creek Correctional Center for stealing survival equipment and a jar of coins. Baard Walker Foss, 29, pleaded...the home of owner Larry Gregg. The items included survival equipment from a plane, guns and a laptop computer. Several...
Survey: 1926, 1929, 1932

...carrier pigeons for emergency communication. The planes carried food rations, emergency kits, guns and other survival equipment. After each flight, the film was processed and a print of each negative was checked by a federal geologist. The...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...deck department stand bridge watches, tie up and untie the ship, load and unload the vehicle deck and inspect survival equipment, among other tasks. The engineering department includes the chief engineer, first assistant engineer, second...
Hiker hurt in fall medevaced near Sitka

...Kluting said that the Horans did everything right in coping with the emergency."They were well prepared, they had survival equipment and communications," Kluting said. "This is an illustration, that even on a simple day hike, in good weather...
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Packing some survival essentials

...I've been wracking my brain for a subject to cover in this month's column and I finally settled on the subject of survival equipment. There have been several articles written by people far more educated than I on the subject, but I would like...
Legislature 2001: Bill gets pilots out of firearms bind

...that bind by changing part of an Alaska law that requires pilots of small planes to carry a gun as part of their survival equipment. His House Bill 127 passed the House unanimously Thursday. Harris said Alaska law needs to change because of tightening...
All in a day's work for the Coast Guard

...Guard and other responders. What was the skill of the pilot? How well did the pilot know the terrain? Was there survival equipment on board? At some point, the rescue effort must be suspended, and that almost always occurs before the families...
Search still on for hunter

...Wednesday near Hoonah, is in serious trouble if he is still alive. ``If he was wet, cold, had no shelter and no survival equipment with him, he is probably reaching his limit about now, unfortunately,'' said Michelle Sullivan, a hypothermia...
Coast Guard's newest cutter to visit Juneau today

...accountability of all small arms, ammunition, and pyrotechnics. Deck cares for the ships ground tackle, rescue and survival equipment and operation of the ship's cutter boats. The Bertholf can carry three cutter boats including the new Long Range...


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