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Soldotna emergency radio system gets a boost; cell tower gets boot

...police radios and support equipment was approved as a sole source purchase. In a letter to the council, Police Chief John Lucking Jr. said a sole source purchase was desirable because ProComm Alaska is the stat?s only authorized vendor for Motorola...
Soldotna police eligible for grant: Money slated for defibrillators

...automated external defibrillator. "Early deployment is instrumental in saving lives," said Soldotna Chief of Police John Lucking Jr. "Police are generally first on scene anyway." Because police are usually the first to respond to a 911 call...
City budget draws zero interest

...Following the readings, Redoubt Elementary School Principal John Pothast thanked the city council and Police Chief John Lucking Jr. for assigning Garcia to assist with the DARE education. ?Officer Garcia is a tremendous resource and asset for...
City budget having growth spurt

...motorists not stopping at stop signs in the area of Brentwood Street and Corral Avenue. At that time, Police Chief John Lucking Jr. said his department is obligated to take action. ?There are some tools we have that we can employ to deal with it...
Bears draw council notice

...change their ordinances to help enforce regulations deterring bears from becoming problem bears. Soldotna Police Chief John Lucking Jr. indicated his department would gladly assist Fish and Game with enforcement. Some city officials said "the previous...
Thieves make off with wisemen from Soldotna nativity scene

...much more important things to worry about,? she said. When asked about the theft Friday, Soldotna Police Chief John Lucking Jr. said this is the first report he has heard this year of holiday ornaments being stolen from a Soldotna yard. Pat...
Boys and Girls Club, local officers plan Police Athletics League

...troopers as well. Clark has received letters of endorsement from the Kenai and Soldotna police chiefs, Chuck Kopp and John Lucking Jr., too. ?I?m excited about the possibilities. I know a lot of other officers are as well,? Sandahl said...
Gun owners pack meeting

...and answer session with Wagoner, a presentation of questions answered before the meeting by Soldotna Police Chief John Lucking Jr. via e-mail, comments from Carey, Ross, Wells and Jore. At the end of the meeting Cox brought up the idea of...
Soldotna Junction rezoning requested

...the savings would be allocated to each affected operating department. During his report on police activity, Chief John Lucking Jr. said the city has had a number of recent brown bear incidents, including a brown bear in the yard of city hall on...
Going boom in the night

...was that the sky was falling. "We're being bombed," Mayor Dave Carey said one caller told him. Police Chief John Lucking Jr. said his officers responded to reports of "shots fired." Lucking, who was substituting for City Manager Larry...


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