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  • record, and it has said it is fully cooperating with the investigation. It is unclear what sort of fire-safety equipment the bus in Thursday's crash had, and the company couldn't be reached for comment Saturday.As part of its investigation...
Faster, safer avalanche rescue

...Recco always means organized rescue," Genswein said. "After 15 minutes, still about 90 percent of people are alive. At 35 minutes, only 30 percent of people are alive ... The primary safety equipment is always the transceiver."
Extreme Alaska challenge: 100-mile run, with sled

...hydrocarbon versus low-fluorocarbon ski waxes. My friends and I built a one-of-a-kind pulk that will carry safety equipment. I learn how hypoglycemia feels, what my body needs for better performance and I run with the Smokin' Old Geezers...
First dusting of snow brings little chaos to area

...plenty of windshield washer fluid. Also, with the temperatures dipping well below freezing, drivers need to have safety equipment such as warm gear and flares in easy to get locations. Keeping a clutter-free vehicle is another important safety...
End of summer means start of school year

...precautions. File a trip plan. Restock any items you've used out of your first-aid kit this summer. Make sure safety equipment is still functioning properly. Start dressing for cooler weather, and remember, this is the time of year when...
You don't have to be Spider-Man to go canyoneering

...200 per person. Fee includes permits, park entry fees, skilled guides, transportation, gear, wet suits, safety equipment, lunch, water, snacks and dry day packs. Hiking time, five hours, but the expedition lasts a few hours longer...
Boatloads of benevolence

...a sorting plant, a forklift and truck for a market, a training simulator for a local high school, and assorted safety equipment. More than 1,000 fishermen, and even more families, have benefited. Ohama, who helped identify the projects...
Community news

...boaters. This helped boaters so that they could have their boats checked for free, to see if they had the required safety equipment before they put their boat in the water. Wal-Mart further encouraged awareness of boating safety by offering sales...
Community at the Emergency Response Center, 253 Wilson Lane, Soldotna. The class will cover types of boats, required safety equipment, navigation, emergency situations and trailering. The cost of the class is $35 per person. Early registration...
Vessel exams offered

...Simonds said they have performed exams on 26-foot skiffs as well as long line boats and crab boats. Montez said safety equipment regulations apply to all boats fishing in Alaska, the voluntary exams just help to make sure vessels are compliant...


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