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Firefighters wrap-up weeklong conference with run, competition

...Preparedness and Operational Readiness," two mantras firefighters live by, said keynote speaker Dave McGrail, assistant Chief from the Denver Fire Department. McGrail addressed the firefighters who attended at the opening ceremony Sept. 17...
Salary boost OK'd: Assembly approves raise for assistant chief, supports CPH task force

...Kachemak Emergency Service Area's assistant chief comes nearly a year after the...including KESA's chief and assistant chief. The issue resurfaced during...rejected a pay increase for KESA's assistant chief. In July, the KESA board asked...
After 28 years, assistant chief Orth retires from CES

...that little bit of hope and you continue on and try to do the best you can because there is a chance." Orth, CES assistant chief, retired from his post after a 28-year career with the department on April 30. The 50-year-old Soldotna resident...
Raise attempts rejected : Assembly: No to increases for 2 KESA positions

...Chief's pay by $14,139 and the assistant chief by $5,415 in an ordinance...earns $62,000 a year and the assistant chief -- who hasn't even begun working -- will earn $56,634. The assistant chief will start on Monday. Carey...
Photo feature: Ablaze

...11:30 a.m., and when fire personnel arrived three minutes later, the house was fully engulfed, said Kenai Assistant Chief Michael Tilly. No one was home at the time of the fire. "Fire was coming out of every window," Tilly said...
Carey re-proposes pay raises: Borough salary schedule shows 3 planned KESA increases

...Service Area fire chief's and assistant chief's pay. The KESA chief earned...Carey proposed to ramp up the assistant chief's pay from $56,000 to...same salary as FY 2010. CES's assistant chief is scheduled to maintain an...
Nikiski fire dept. in new hands

...would help fix the problem. A 30-year veteran of the department, when the mayor asked for resignations from him, Assistant Chief Warren Isham and Chief Fred Swen, Nightingale just followed through on his offer. ?I?ve got no axes to grind...
Life, politics sometimes have 'do-overs'

...from $62,000 a year to $74,345); The KESA assistant chief (from 56,000 to $64, 906) and the recently appointed...Emergency Services chief earns $93,054 a year and his assistant chief, $87,624. Salaries for Nikiski's emergency...
Visiting angler dies in refuge

...Services was notified at 5:45 p.m. and responded with two medic units. "He was pronounced dead at the scene," Assistant Chief Steve O'Connor reported Tuesday. O'Connor added that Schacht's death was the first he knew of involving the...
On the map: Borough to update emergency dispatch system

...dispatcher's directions included streets that didn't exist. "It's on the plat, but it's not on the ground," Assistant Chief Gordon Orth said. Orth said that incidents like that false alarm occur once every couple months. He hopes that the...


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