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Avalanche safety, awareness clinics this weekend

...Saturday and Sunday at Eaglecrest Ski Area. According to Tom Mattice, City and Borough of Juneau emergency coordinator...information and to sign up for the courses, email Mattice at
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...
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...
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...
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...
Glory Hole shut down

...back stairs."Raymond called for emergency responders and evacuated shelter patrons.City Emergency Programs Manager Tom Mattice said Capital City Fire/Rescue and Juneau Police responded, coordinating resources and temporarily putting up patrons...
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...
Jökulhlaup 2: Flood anew

...flood levels at this level before, so we know what to do," City and Borough of Juneau Emergency Programs Manager Tom Mattice said in a phone interview, noting that officials dealt with flooding last month when water erupted from the caves beneath...
Mount Ben Stewart avalanche 'a spooky phenomenon'

...Area.A group of people had skied that terrain previously, said Southeast Alaska Avalanche Center Executive Director Tom Mattice.It appears the skiers were close enough to create a "sympathetic release" and trigger the avalanche after they had...
Expo highlights importance of preparing for disasters

...have a large, catastrophic fire, but a fire that could jump blocks underground and you wouldn't even know it," Tom Mattice, Juneau's emergency programs manager, told Coast Guard families at the Disaster Preparedness Expo held at Centennial...
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