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Nikiski, Soldotna and Kenai fire departments increase water rescue capabilities with 3-day course

...docks he covered issues from tying up boats with a cleat hitch for quick release to selecting the right personal flotation device for rescue work to communications to boat handling and actual wet rescue scenarios and methods in the river and out...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-10/nikiski-soldotna-and-kenai-fire-depa
News
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
Opinion
News and Notes

...for kids. Upon completing the stations you will be able to purchase a proper fitting child's Mustang personal flotation device for $15, while supplies last. For more information call Jane at 714-4539 or email safekids@cpgh.org.Editor's...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2012-04-29/news-and-notes
Community
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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Seward man dies in boating accident

...saw Moore floating down the river. Ronald Cone and Moore were wearing life jackets, and the younger Cone wore no flotation device, troopers reported. The men had planned to go moose hunting, having obtained a moose draw permit for the area...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-10-09/seward-man-dies-in-boating-accident
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Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula splashes into safety water event

...parents and caregivers attended the event and learned about water safety and 72 of them purchased Mustang personal flotation devices (PFDs) for a discount. We greatly appreciate and thank Kenai River Sportfishing Association who has generously...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052711/let_835881063.shtml
Opinion
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
Boaters survive Kenai River crash

...Quelland, shift captain for Central Emergency Services. The water-logged victim was thrown without a personal flotation device into the river when the two boats collided, but was able to swim to shore. "He went to the hospital, not as a...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/080107/news_3275.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...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042307/people_0423peo001.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/042507/people_0425peo001.shtml
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