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CES Fire Marshall Hale retires with high honors

...but the low fire bonding we have here in Soldotna is a dollar and cents tribute to his work as Fire Marshall," said CES Chief Chris Mokracek. "The fire service is a career it's not a job, it's a career, a passion that you need to embrace...
CES begins strategic planning meetings

...the agency. "CES has a vision for the future, but does it fall in line with the expectations of the public," said CES chief Chris Mokracek before leading a presentation. "We want some input to see what people like as far as what we're doing...
Central Emergency Services earns new ISO rating of 6

...Office (ISO) of an improvement in the Fire Department's Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating. According to CES Chief Chris Mokracek, effective immediately the fire department's new class rating is 6. This rating is applied to all property...
9/11 Remembered...

...that the support from the community and the many who came out today was amazing," said Central Emergency Services (CES) Chief Chris Mokracek in an interview with the Dispatch. CES volunteer fire fighter John Landess organized a nine hundred and...
Search, hope continues for remainder of crew

...searching the area by sea. Central Emergency Services held a prayer service Sunday for its off-duty and on-duty crews. CES Chief Chris Mokracek said prayer meetings were coordinated by the department's chaplain, Keith Randall, and several other...
Firefighters Procession honors service of the fallen

...CES) firefighter Cameron Carter. It was Carter?s request to have a Fire Department funeral according to Assistant CES chief Gordon Orth, ?In the event of an emergency we have paper work on all our personnel where they express their wishes in...
Neighbors fuming over plans

...a memo Kenai Peninsula Borough Land Management Officer Marcus Mueller sent March 14 to Borough Mayor John Williams and CES Chief Chris Mokracek, a contract is being negotiated with Chugachmiut firefighters and the Alaska Division of Forestry to place...
Hotshot crews find peninsula base

...said. "These guys, every year, put their lives on the line." "We're still anticipating a bad fire season," CES Chief Chris Mokracek said. "We like having the resource." Several Mackey Lakes residents said they feared for the peace...
Around the District

...on March 2. The whole school participated in a read-in, with guest readers from the community reading to classes. CES Chief Chris Mokracek, CES Captain Jack Anderson, CES Assistant Fire Marshall Brad Nelson, Samaritan Air's Mary Jane Mills...
A book in every backpack

...could not have asked for better role models! A tremendous thank you to: Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor David Carey, CES Chief Mokracek, CES Captain Jack Anderson, CES Fire Marshall Brad Nelson, Superintendent Steve Atwater, Soldotna Librarian...


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