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North Dakota drone test site set to fly high at all hours

...altitude of 250 feet, he said, and drones that would be flown to look for hot spots in wildfires or used for search-and-rescue missions generally work better at a higher altitude because it gives the cameras a broader range.Alaska, New...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-23/north-dakota-drone-test-site-set-to-
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Voices of Alaska: Time for Alaskans to pull together

...each other, especially when the budget is so tight we are laying off teachers, cutting troopers, and grounding search-and-rescue aircraft.I had the option on December 1 to unilaterally expand Medicaid. But I wanted to work through the legislative...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-08-23/voices-of-alaska-time-for-alaskan
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CERT course shakes things up

...retired member of Central Emergency Services. He said the CERT course covers a broad range of skills, including search and rescue, medical response and first aid, fire response and team organization. "One of the things that we run into of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-08/cert-course-shakes-things-up
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Downed plane spurs investigation

...plane is underwater according to a Friday afternoon update of the dispatch. A trooper helicopter was sent to join in search and rescue efforts. Investigators think the plane originated in McGrath, but no planes have been reported missing, according...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-07/downed-plane-spurs-investigation
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Soldotna man, passenger not injured in plane crash

...to a July 21 dispatch. The pilot had been unable to land and locate the tail number, so troopers responded with search and rescue personnel. Upon locating the tail number and calling the plane's owner, troopers discovered 24-year-old Joshua...

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CERT training to begin, prepare volunteers

...that way." Pherson said his favorite sections of the training to teach are those focused on medical response and search and rescue. He said while being faced with all the information the training has to offer for the first time can be a challenge...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/cert-training-to-begin-prepare-volun
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Voices of Alaska: State's financial dialogue must continue

...spending cuts. From Southeast communities that will see reduced ferry service this winter to reduced firefighting and search and rescue capacity in the Interior. You, a family member, or a neighbor may have been laid off recently. Public services...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-14/voices-of-alaska-states-financial
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Search and rescue a matter of equations

Search and rescue missions for the U.S. Coast Guard...in a school math book that uses a search and rescue theme, so students had been learning...determining the best way to complete a search and rescue mission involves a lot of detail and...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/022111/sch_788907069.shtml
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FBI, rescue dogs join search for missing Kenai family

...cars were left behind, said Audre Gifford, Adams' cousin. Along with FBI agents, the Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs and the Mat-Su Search and Rescue Dogs have joined the ground search. The Alaska State Troopers have dispatched a helicopter to...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-09/fbi-rescue-dogs-join-search-for-miss
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Search for missing Kenai family continues

...Bureau of Investigation and two search-and-rescue dog teams have joined the Kenai...with FBI agents, the Alaska Search and Rescue Dogs and the Mat-Su Search and Rescue Dogs joined the ground search...

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