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Tips on getting your four-footed friend ready for hiking

...when the dog isn't moving. Bright colors are good for both you and the dog during hunting season.And a personal flotation device should be a must when heading out on the water, Lindner said. "For you and the dog."In addition to carrying...
4-year-old drowns in Ninilchik

...Alaska State Troopers.Troopers say that the boy was playing in the harbor unsupervised and was not wearing a personal flotation device. His parents were unloading gear from a fishing vessel. When they realized he was not with his siblings...
Making good decisions on the water

...unsuccessful, but there are six people who lived to fish another day.Thankfully, all six people were wearing personal flotation devices. A life jacket doesn't guarantee survival, not in the Kenai River's cold waters and dangerous currents...
Refuge Notebook: Surviving an aircraft crash in the water

...details, such as the physical capabilities of the person responsible for opening the emergency exits to where the personal flotation device is located, could make a world of difference.In the case of an emergency, Rick laid out 7 steps for a successful...
Nikiski, Soldotna and Kenai fire departments increase water rescue capabilities with 3-day course

...the 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...
Safe Kids Kenai Peninsula splashes into safety water event

...their 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...
News and Notes

...towels 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
Officials urge safety on the water

...requirements. "We look for valid registration, personal flotation devices, fire extinguisher," said George Leighton...operable navigation lights. And, of course, personal flotation devices, a.k.a. life jackets. In Alaska, kids...
Boaters survive Kenai River crash

...Lesley 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...
Around the Peninsula

...ages 4 to 14 may attend. Topics will include personal flotation devices, safe boat loading, cold-water immersion...Individually fitted children?s Mustang personal flotation devices will be available for sale for $10. For...


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