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Shemya firefighters train in Kenai

...of the urgency with which firefighters must act even when driving a 40-foot behemoth full of water. Six firefighters from Shemya Island in Southwest Alaska, spent the week in Kenai training for re-certification in maneuvering several types of equipment...

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Shemya firefighters train in Kenai

...of the urgency with which firefighters must act even when driving a 40-foot behemoth full of water. Six firefighters from Shemya Island in Southwest Alaska, spent the week in Kenai training for re-certification in maneuvering several types of equipment...

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Shemya Island runway gets asphalt award

...ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Runway 10-28 on Shemya Island has won the equivalent of an asphalt...Alliance's Perpetual Pavement Award. The Shemya Island airfield is the first time Alaska...anything, Brown said. And weather on Shemya is brutal, even by Alaska standards...

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Fort Greely work blessed with warm winter weather

...needed to cure new concrete slabs. Lt. Col. Jay Smith said the project is looking good not only in Delta Junction but also on Shemya Island where radar is being upgraded. ''Right now it makes us very optimistic we will finish on schedule or slightly ahead...

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Former defense official says Bush wants missile system

...surveillance and launch facilities that might be located on Shemya Island, at Fort Greely or at Clear Air Force Base. Wherever...go-ahead must come within weeks if barges are to be scheduled for Shemya this summer, they said. And the president's proposal needs...

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New missile defense test sites likely included in Pentagon budget

...Island. Upgrades would be needed there for the tests. The test bed money also may cover the cost of a new radar installation on Shemya Island, though some have said the Pentagon has dropped that location in favor of Hawaii. Lehner said no decision has been...

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Defense bill holds millions for Alaska

...a Navy missile program, he said. Stevens said he expects work on five missile silos to begin next summer at Fort Greely. Also, he said, enough money for a radar at Shemya is in the bill, though it isn't specifically directed there.

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Kenai Peninsula Online - Archives04/13/00

...halt northern Alaskan oil drilling McCain introduces pipeline safety bill Top Pentagon official pushes radar system for Shemya EPA launches national review of cruise ship pollution Kodiak Launch complex gets new technical director Alaska Army...

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...tribal courts greater role in child custody cases Russians plan to seize vessel after Coast Guard chase Question raised on Shemya radar for missile defense Fairbanks borough turns over euthanizing animals to veterinarian Louisiana senator says she...

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