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Maine mountain climbing

...including falls, lightning strikes and cardiac arrest. Rescues are exceedingly difficult here and help is hours away. Park director Jensen Bissell says at least once each summer, someone sits down on the trail in the dark and waits until morning...
States told to find way to clear Medicaid backlog

...39,000 of the 51,600 applications that have come through the federally run marketplace since February. Joseph Parks, director of the Missouri Department of Social Services, said only 8 percent of those applicants have been found to be eligible...
Kenai River Special Management Area closed to boating

...Kenai River watershed. "Alaska State Parks has been monitoring water conditions along the Kenai River," said State Parks Director Ben Ellis. "Based on current high water levels and forecast hydrology levels, this closure is necessary to protect...
Legislators looking for solutions to park closures

...Legislature. Some of the players involved, including Halford and Knowles, are not running for re-election. Division of Parks Director Jim Stratton said the state is negotiating with the Fairbanks North Star Borough about taking over operation of targeted...
First Day hikes acroos the nation

...way of life but also to promote state parks as a year-round recreation option," said Priscilla Geigis, state parks director in Massachusetts and organizer of the national effort. "The park managers got people on hikes who live right there...
Public process gone from fish board

...Delaney is back to work for Bob Penney and KRSA. Gov. Parnell has appointed Ben Ellis, former KRSA director as parks director. It is a heck of a show but it is only the faade of a true unbiased public process. So, to put it succinctly...
A skate in the park: Area parks offer boarders a place to skate

...the Kenai's park opened in 2001, but eventually dropped from 26 reports in 2003 to 10 in 2009. According to the park directors, vandalism has been a problem at the parks. Carmichael said that his department cut down bushes around the park...
Repair funds ready, river ice is not

...s preventing us from seeing some of the places we know will need addressing,? Andrew Carmichael, Soldotna City Parks Director, told the Soldotna Chamber of Commerce last week. ?Our goal is to get everything returned to being functional to some...

...Ketchikan home Longtime university employee retires AIDEA considers retaining shipyard ownership Regional park director retiring Suspected SARS case released from isolation Coast Guard honors rescue swimmer, crew Trial begins...
Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives06/29/00

...Kenai man, woman plead innocent in sexual assault Court ruling may kill Tulsequah Chief Mine New Alaska National Parks director named Medical survey seeks Amchitka atomic test site crews FAA to launch airline maintenance checks, OKs Alaska...


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