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Movie stuntman hopes bear spray backpack will save lives

...vulnerable.Lucas said the idea of a reserve parachute gave him the idea of a backpack-based...discharged much like pulling the ripcord on a parachute."I had a brainstorm and put my sort of a backup, like a reserve parachute."Chuck Bartlebaugh, of the educational...
Spinal medicine from the Kenai to Kenya

...They're not comprehensive charitable programs focused on the spine. There are lots of spine doctors, in Kenya they call them "parachute doctors." The doctors come in, they do lots of great surgeries... but then they go away, and the local surgeons don't...
US trained Alaskans as secret 'stay-behind agents'

...spent 12 days in Washington D.C., in June-July 1951 undergoing a range of specialized training, including in the use of parachutes.The agents also got extensive training in coding and decoding messages, but this apparently did not always go well. Learning...

...Robinson said the skydivers had parachutes that allowed them to steer...landing spot. They opened their parachutes between 3,000 and 5,000...broke apart, had an emergency parachute that cannot be steered, Robinson...he saw only one emergency parachute - meaning only one pilot had...
Peninsula Reflections

...When we boarded we were shown piles of parachutes and told if there was any problem time for us to adjust and put on parachutes. There were no seats on the plane because...the plane, put on and adjusted the parachutes and were told that if we had to jump...
Mr. Daniel Thomas Furlong

...Thomas and Mary Alice Furlong. He has called Soldotna home since 1977.Sergeant Furlong was a member of Company H 508th Parachute Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division. He served overseas in the European Theater of Operations in combat with the 82nd Airborne...
Obama deserves our support

...anyone in our country deserves criticism, how abut the big corporate CEOs who have received truly obscene bonuses and "Golden Parachutes" after having made decisions resulting in huge losses for their corporations? It seems to me that the writer of the letter...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Alaska Newspaper -

...too, when he sold more than 200,000 shares in October 2003 for a profit of about $4.3 million. How those ''golden parachutes'' as the fat severance deals are called happen has to do with the fact that most employment contracts often loosely define...

...deployed a novel inflatable braking system, but its massive parachute failed to fully unfurl as it descended to a splashdown.Control...greeted successful steps in the complex test rapidly died as the parachute appeared to emerge tangled."Please inform the recovery...
Preschoolers learn about the environment, animals at refuge was time for a game. Ostrowski pulled out a parachute and said that it represents snow. With the adults holding the parachute, the kids took turns in groups hurrying under the parachute and pretending to be mice, shrews or voles hiding...


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