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US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...agent was Dyton Abb Gilliland of Cooper Landing, a community on the Kenai Peninsula south of Anchorage. A well-known bush pilot, Gilliland died in a plane crash on Montague Island in Prince William Sound in May 1955 at age 45. FBI records say...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01/us-trained-alaskans-as-secret-stay-b
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Real Deal: Soldotna filmmaker works on Bush pilot documentary

...he said. He also said the documentary will give tourists interested in seeing Alaska a better idea of what being a bush pilot is actually like. "If some people want to come to Alaska to take a flight, now they know," Oltersdorf said. After...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/112310/new_740497313.shtml
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William Krager

...commercial and sports fishing, gold mining, producing pure maple syrup and real estate investing. Bill was also an Alaskan Bush pilot and enjoyed his planes.Bill's mother Pearl, father Author and sister Patricia preceded him in death.He is survived...

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Kenneth Cole Grimes

...create something from nothing, where hard work and perseverance were necessary traits. He flew thousands of hours as a bush pilot, and the trio of Schadle, Frohlich and Grimes rode their steeds of fabric and steel into places and situations that...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000168523763

...Fraser's family (patients) when they heard he was going to retire from his practice that he took over from the legendary bush pilot Dr. Elmer Gaede in 1988, other than perhaps the joy they felt for the man who had worked tirelessly for half a century...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/dispatch/2013-11-04
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Raymond Frank Carr

...his family's entire home in Alaska, while he also became a successful commercial salmon fisherman and a very capable bush pilot. Ray returned to Humble in 2002 and married Louise Smith in 2003. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge, Shriners International...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000163181946
Cook Inlet Academy's river journey helps ease effects of national tragedy

...day in Dawson City, preparing to canoe down the Yukon River. Teacher and organizer Don Shields was puzzled that the Bush pilot who was supposed to help them with their transportation for the day did not answer his phone. He drove to the airport...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092601/sch_0926010010.shtml
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Prescription: Author to share inspiration

...Peninsula Clarion. So far in the "Prescription for Adventure" series, Geade-Penner has two books, one of which is "Bush Pilot Doctor" which revolves around the supper table storytelling of her father, Elmer Gaede. "Her father was an early...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/092007/news_3873.shtml
Gaede Eighty author releases second in series of non-fiction

...promote her second in the series of five books at the I.D.E.A. Curriculum Fair. ?My dad?s stories of his bush pilot adventures always interested me as a kid, so when I grew up I started writing one or two of them for Alaska Flying magazine...

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Former guide fights on against state

...prosecution - the plane is owned by Bush Pilot Inc. and the court judgment was...procedure to administer justice. And Bush Pilot Inc. is entitled to the value of...However, the state tried to add Bush Pilot Inc. as part of the judgment five...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-28/former-guide-fights-on-against-state
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