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Preparing for the worst

...community businesses will take place from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, then again from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Tom Mattice, the city's emergency programs manager, said visitors can expect several new preparedness activities and more information...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-11/preparing-worst
Local
Mudslide causes temporary closure

...Juneau Forecast Office. Normal rainfall this time of year in that area is .30 inches.CBJ Emergency Programs Director Tom Mattice said a drain was plugged and began to overflow after mudflow from dislodged trees began to build up.Mattice said the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-09-30/mudslide-causes-temporary-closure
Local
Wilderness Safety Challenge coming to Juneau

...April 18 at Eaglecrest Ski Area, will be taught by City and Borough of Juneau Avalanche Forecaster and disaster manager Tom Mattice."(It'll be about) when you go into the outdoors in Alaska, the things to keep in mind to bring you home safe...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-27/wilderness-safety-challenge-coming-june
Local
ALICE pledges to protect from mass shootings

...strategy, which involves a more active involvement in potentially lethal situations.CBJ Emergency Programs Director Tom Mattice said the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) program uses the natural human response to defend...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-18/alice-pledges-protect-mass-shootings
Local
Tsunami comms test tomorrow morning

...therefore does not have nor qualify for Warning Siren Systems, according to the city's emergency programs manager Tom Mattice. The only warning sirens in the Juneau region are for Salmon Creek Dam.)Capital city residents can expect to see...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-24/tsunami-comms-test-tomorrow-morning
Local
New training encourages students to attack school shooters if necessary

...someone already in the building. "Violence has now moved into our schools," Hatch said. City Emergency Manager Tom Mattice said the way adults respond to emergencies is often ingrained at a young age, so the goal is to teach students tactics...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-03-12/new-training-encourages-students-attack
Local
Water levels decline after Tuesday flood

...Mendenhall Valley, but only entered and damaged one home's garage, City and Borough of Juneau emergency programs manager Tom Mattice said."No significant damage, just kind of more of the same," Mattice said by phone Wednesday, noting this isn't...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-14/water-levels-decline-after-tuesday-floo
Local
Jökulhlaup forces flood closures around town

...procedures."You have to be prepared for worst-case scenarios," said City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Coordinator Tom Mattice, adding that residents should also be taking personal responsibility measures to prepare.The glacier outburst is a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-10/j%C3%B6kulhlaup-forces-flood-closures-a
Local
Jökulhlaup forces flood closures

...procedures."You have to be prepared for worst-case scenarios," said City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Coordinator Tom Mattice, adding that residents should also be taking personal responsibility measures to prepare.The glacier outburst is a...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-11/streets-may-be-affected
Local
Impending inundation

...There are a lot of unknowns with this, due to ice lost," Jacobs said.Juneau Emergency Management Coordinator Tom Mattice compares the basin to a glass full of ice cubes and Coca Cola."You could have a glass of Coke, and you have a whole...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-06-20/impending-inundation
Outdoors

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