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Officials urge safety on the water

...requirements. "We look for valid registration, personal flotation devices, fire extinguisher," said George Leighton, vice...operable navigation lights. And, of course, personal flotation devices, a.k.a. life jackets. In Alaska, kids under...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-05-24/officials-urge-safety-on-the-water
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What others say: Rain makes good judgement imperative on Interior waters

...are a necessity, as is a good understanding of where and how you plan to put in and take out.Even when wearing flotation devices, if you find yourself in the water, taking proper action is imperative. It takes only minutes in the water before...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-08-12/what-others-say-rain-makes-good-j
Opinion
Making good decisions on the water

...unsuccessful, but there are six people who lived to fish another day.Thankfully, all six people were wearing personal flotation devices. A life jacket doesn't guarantee survival, not in the Kenai River's cold waters and dangerous currents, but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-24/making-good-decisions-on-the-wate
Opinion
Local fisherman dead after fishing accident in Bristol Bay

...skiff until a nearby fishing boat rescued them, according to the troopers report. None of the men were wearing flotation devices, DeVuyst said. The night before he died, Voss called friends in Soldotna to tell them that he missed them, loved...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/soldotna-bartenders-last-call
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Community efforts help keep kids afloat

...parents and caregivers, attended the event and learned about water safety with 92 purchasing Mustang survival personal flotation devices for $10. Many thanks goes to our funding sponsors, Kenai River Sportfishing and Mustang Survival Inc., for their...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/051707/letters_20070517003.shtml
Letters
Possible disaster turns into lesson of safety on river

...under the boat, there is one thing that all four had in common and ultimately saved their lives: They were wearing flotation devices -- or life jackets. What started out as a dipnetting adventure, nearly turned into a tragedy for Robert Long...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/072409/ope_361987300.shtml
Around the Peninsula

...4 to 14 may attend. Topics will include personal flotation devices, safe boat loading, cold-water immersion, river...Individually fitted children?s Mustang personal flotation devices will be available for sale for $10. For more information...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042307/people_0423peo001.shtml
People
Ohio man drowns in Charley River

...Troopers said the men worked together at an automobile plant in Ohio. Troopers said the men were all wearing personal flotation devices. The Charley River is about 150 miles northeast of Fairbanks. It flows 88 miles northeast into the Yukon River...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/061301/ala_061301ala0020001.shtml
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Around the Peninsula

...4 to 14 may attend. Topics will include personal flotation devices, safe boat loading, cold-water immersion, river...Individually fitted children?s Mustang personal flotation devices will be available for sale for $10. For more information...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042907/people_0429peo001.shtml
People
Think safety this holiday

...sure other safety precautions are followed too - check your equipment before you depart. Marine radios and personal flotation devices don't do a whole lot of good if they're not functioning or left at home. For everyone celebrating Independence...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-06-28/think-safety-this-holiday
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