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...indicated there was a problem and twice asked to descend to a lower altitude before permission was granted by an air traffic controller, according to a recording of the radio conversation. Radio contact with the plane was lost a short time later...
Juneau's oldest legislator reflects on a life of public service

...was teaching elementary school in California when the Air Force recalled him in 1962. He worked as an Air Force air traffic controller during the Cuban Missile Crisis. His first taste of Alaska came when the Air Force sent him to Kotzebue Air Force...
And the winners are ... : Shoo birds, recycle waste take home Caring for the Kenai awards

...prevented her from doing so. She became aware of the situation at the airport through her father, who works as an air traffic controller. The city has tried numerous tactics to remove the birds, which pose a hazard to aircraft, including lighting...
Time to show resolve: Young, old and in-between reflect on changing for the New Year

...he hesitates. "At this point, I really don't know." * n n Clyde Sterling is an 82-year-old retired air traffic controller living at Heritage Place nursing home with his wife of 61 years. He likes football but doesn't subscribe to...
Wrecking winds

...gusts and the neighbors right behind me lost three trees in their yard. Trees all around." Tom Stovall, an air traffic controller at the Kenai Municipal Airport, said the wind reached a high of 54 to 56 knots. "So we were pushing close to...
John Daniel 'Dan' Murray

...Sept. 17, 1958 in Edgemont, S.D. Mr. Murray served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959. He worked as an air traffic controller in Anchorage, Farewell, Woody Island, Northway, Juneau, Valdez and King Salmon. He was a member of Our Lady...
KCHS takes 3rd straight in 19th CFK competition

...environmental awareness and disaster preparedness competition, sponsored by Chevron and Tesoro, "My father is an air traffic controller and he was sharing with me the problems local airports are having with birds so my idea is to acquire a trained...


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