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Faster, safer avalanche rescue work

Alaska Electric Light & Power Inc. has purchased a piece of equipment - a long-range receiver that mounts to a helicopter - that will make avalanche rescues faster, more efficient and less dangerous for rescue workers.
Know The Snow: Here we go again

The approaching snow season seems to be on many people's minds lately. This is not a surprise. The days are getting shorter, temperatures are dipping to sub-freezing and snow on the hills around us is visible from town.
Avalanche Center receives award

The Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center was one of eight organization nationwide selected for an award by the Coalition for Recreational Trails this month. The Center...
Avalanche workshop continues mountain education for locals

JUNEAU - The Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center has teamed up with local experts to present the Southeast Alaska Snow Avalanche Workshop for outdoor enthusiasts beginning at 5...
Alaska needs a statewide avalanche forecasting system

I commend the city of Juneau for partially funding the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center so that it may operate, albeit on a limited basis, an avalanche forecasting system. I hope this marks an increasing commitment...
Neighbors Digest

...information, call Rick Trostel at 723-3564. Avalanche center shows ski, snowboard film this Friday The Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center, an educational nonprofit corporation that provides snow avalanche education and information for all of...
Best Bets: Try throat singers, family drama and 'Spaceship Earth' note for those of you who went to the Warren Miller ski movie last week: You might want to go to the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center presentation on avalanche awareness this week in preparation for the snow that, I hope, will fall soon...
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Information center lays out potential avalanche dangers for Alaska's backcountry travelers

ANCHORAGE - Alaska still doesn't have an avalanche forecast center, but more Southcentral information will be available this winter thanks to the Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center. Forest Service Glacier District snow ranger Carl Skustad said the federal agency aims to provide Alaskans the best information it has on Turnagain Pass and surrounding areas - as well as other forest lands on the Kenai Peninsula.
Station feeds real-time ski conditions to Web report

Skiers and snowboarders at Eaglecrest Ski Area and in Juneau's backcountry no longer have to leave home to find out what snow conditions are like on Douglas Island.
Thank you

...Lucid Reverie, for donating the film projector; DIPAC, for donating the film screen; Bill Glude of the Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center, for advertising our events on his Web site; Lee Henry, for working the DJ booth; and Pauline and Ben...


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