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Medevac pilot worthy of recognition

The U.S. Army Medevac Pilot (Peninsula Clarion, March 22) is Captain William Keller (not Kelter...Soldotna. He has served 3 combat tours as an Army Blackhawk Dustoff Pilot. He has flown dangerous missions to help rescue wounded soldiers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-03-24/medevac-pilot-worthy-of-r
Letters
NTSB releases documents in fatal Alaska crash investigation

...pilots regularly took off without consulting them, according to testimony collected by investigators.Employees had a "bush pilot mentality," a Federal Aviation Administration manager told the NTSB. The report documents FAA frustrations with Hageland...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23/ntsb-releases-documents-in-fatal-ala
News
Reeling it in: Who says you can't enjoy 'Home'?

...those "Cars" spin-off "Planes" movies. They were junk, but everyone around me loved them and a friend of mine who's a pilot was going on and on about how cool it was that they had a movie from the planes' point of view and then there's old sour...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-04-01/reeling-it-in-who-says
Arts & Entertainment
What others say: Better safe than sorry

...but that is the stark reality of the world we now live in.This grim realization was made even clearer recently when a German pilot intentionally crashed a plane into the side of a mountain, killing all 150 passengers on board. It's not just international...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-07/what-others-say-better-safe-than-
Opinion
Bob Franken: Our loopy leaders

...the 300 million souls of the United States what Andreas Lubitz was for the 150 souls on the German Wings flight - a deranged pilot flying his entire nation into the rocks." Bachmann was never known for nuance, and she's showing that she's as heavy-handed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-07/bob-franken-our-loopy-leaders
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Medicaid expansion makes sense for Alaska

...expand Medicaid services in Alaska. Governor Walker's bill includes a variety of reform measures, including a care management pilot program to reduce unnecessary ER visits, a fraud and abuse control initiative, and tightening eligibility for certain services...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-11/voices-of-the-peninsula-medicaid-
Opinion
Greenpeace group boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...can obtain all necessary permits.Shell last drilled in Arctic Ocean waters in 2012.Using two vessels, the company drilled pilot holes and performed other preliminary work in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. Shell was prohibited from drilling into...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-06/greenpeace-group-boards-arctic-offsh
News
Refuge Notebook: New aerial photography technology - little camera, big picture

...for the year. So we had little time to run complete tests if we wanted to cover some of those 200,000 acres. With refuge pilot-biologist Nate Olson, our first real test flight was a three hour gamble (that it would work) over 45,000 acres in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-04-02/refuge-notebook-new-aerial-photo
Outdoors
James Clifford Grizzell Jr.

...Association for a number of years and served as president of the Association for a time. He loved flying and held a private pilot's license most of his adult life. He was an avid racquet ball player and won many awards in that sport. Jim ran the Seward...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174530441
Dorothy Ann Bush Sheeley

...Alaska Fairbanks and worked at the Curry Hotel on the railroad. In January 1947 she learned to fly, becoming the first woman pilot in Palmer. After years running a dairy in Palmer they took their three kids to Arizona where they owned a cattle ranch. They...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174597392

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