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A prayer of thanks for wildland firefighters

...toward you for thanks and God's blessing for all that you have done. To you that camped on the line and faced the raging inferno with mattock, saw and axe. You that flew blindly close to the wall of flames and dropped water. You who inhaled smoke for...
Truck catches fire inside DOT building

...Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities' garage off the Sterling Highway, south of Soldotna, led to an inferno that required firefighters from two departments to work together for nearly an hour to get it out. Central Emergency Services...
Reeling it in: 'The Homesman' paints a bleak portrait

...that night to set fire to place, killing all 20 people inside. Yeah. And in case you thought, while looking at the blazing inferno over Grigg's shoulder as he rides away, "Oh, I'm sure they all ran out the back," a tiny figure, fully engulfed...
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Refuge to monitor fire

...control, fire managers are turning their attention to the Lily Lake area east of Sterling in the hope of preventing future wild infernos, or protecting population centers from a fire at the very least. "We're hoping to burn next week," Newbould said, in...
Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

...of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Lauren Bruner, 94, of La Mirada, California, were two of six men who escaped the inferno that engulfed the forward half of the ship by negotiating a line, hand over hand, about 45 feet in the air, despite burns...
First responders get national day of recognition

A raging inferno doesn't deter them, neither does blood. In earthquakes, they're the first on scene seconds after the shaking stops. When...
Travel; A rewarding experience or endorsement of fears, stereotypes

...whatever hotels, or hostels pay them off. I'm not saying that all guide books should be thrown into the 12th level of Dantes Inferno, but that one should be cautious of what they read and do some background research. Guide books are an amazing resource because...
Fly tying elevated to an art form

...all tied strategically atop a gently curving traditionalist spey hook. A silver body acts like the dividing line between an inferno and frost.Tomorrow, the public will have a chance to view Gong's new work, a show titled "Thread," as part of the...
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Peninsula Reflections

...3-year-old boy, but both drowned. In November, Petrolane Alaska Gas Services Co. burned in what was probably the biggest inferno in Soldotna history. Unfortunately, heavier-than-air propane flooded toward Vera?s store and then exploded, badly...
Around the District order forms are here. Ordering deadline is Friday. Cook Inlet Academy Wednesday will be the High School Fall Festival Inferno (Bonfire) at Cannery road Beach from 8-10 p.m. Tuesday is Tye Dye Tuesday and Friday is Blue and Gold Day. Nov. 12...


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