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Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...also need improvements, including hardened hulls and better insulation, in order to operate in the frigid, icy waters.Search-and-rescue operations could be in greater demand in the coming years as more cruise ships and smaller vessels...
Search still on for lost plane

...southeast winds of 20 mph for the area Friday. Temperatures over the weekend dipped into the 20s. The Coast Guard's water search continued through Sunday night. The air search has been limited by daylight hours. Though a helicopter was launched...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Coast Guard said Saturday's search included four handlers, all members of the SEADOGS canine rescue team. Over-water search dogs were used near Spuhn Island. These dogs are trained to sniff out humans who are underwater, using faint scent...
Volunteers use sonar in search for missing boaters

...Memorial Day weekend when their canoe apparently tipped, authorities said. Volunteers with the Seth Foundation, a nonprofit organization that sends teams across the country to help water search efforts, searched the lake Monday using sonar.
Coast Guard suspends search for Sitka man

...vessel, the Miss Dee Dee, on Friday around noon. The U.S. Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers conducted air and water searches Friday, Saturday and Sunday, finding nothing. They were helped by operators of the Good Samaritan vessels the Norgail...
Fire departments have 3-day water rescue exercise

...rescue, covered use of nautical charts, reading currents, swift (river) and open water rescue, conducting open water search patterns, helmsmanship, teamwork and communications."I need good communication with you," Rice explained to the...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Glacier Bay hiker hospitalized after fall 8/3/98 hike in the Beartrack Mountains with no equipment and little experience, flags went up, Young said. Air and water searches began Friday afternoon. Reichart's kayak was spotted in Beartrack Cove. Soon after, a boat ranger heard a...


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