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1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

...skiff until a nearby fishing boat rescued them, according to the troopers report. None of the men were wearing a floatation device, DeVuyst said. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the deceased and missing person...
Kids Don't Float: The program works

...swimmer has poor odds of survival without a life jacket. Children are particularly vulnerable, and no personal floatation device (PFD) or an ill-fitting PFD on a child can be tragic. I have always been puzzled by people venturing onto the...
Safety on the water

...those deaths, 533 resulted from drowning. Eight out of 10 of the people who drowned weren't wearing a personal floatation device (PFD) - a life jacket, as they're called. A lot of people right here on the Kenai Peninsula are alive today...
Kenai River Guides take local Boys & Girls Clubbers fishing?

...cooperation with CPH Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids program were on hand to fit each child with a properly fitting personal floatation device (pfd). The purpose of the collaborative event was not only to give the kids a fun day of fishing but to make a...
On the water, then and now schooner, or by trying to sail a ship around Cape Horn. Now we might die because we don't wear a personal floatation device while halibut fishing from a skiff on Kachemak Bay. Now we're mainly dying for fun.Les Palmer can be reached...
Fishing | Outdoors
Around the District

...children under the age of 13 must wear a personal floatation device. Students also learned two techniques to use wear a U.S. Coast Guard-approved personal floatation device. The fifth-graders watched a video on the dangers...
Think twice before trying rapids

Contending with whitewater can be risky, especially if you're in a canoe or a kayak. But even an inexperienced canoeist may survive a capsize if he or she is wearing a life jacket.


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