Rescue Groups

Ukraine boldly goes where no NATO member has dared to go

Last month, Ukrainian special forces carried out a daring operation in Kabul to rescue 19 Afghan refugees, including translators, including one who worked for Canada’s leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and another who served in the Canadian Army, as well as their families. . They arrived in Kiev on August 29. This rescue was coordinated by the Ukrainian army, ...

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Minneapolis school district embezzles pandemic relief funds

Minneapolis public schools face a series of crises. Some have been forced on us, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Others were created by years of district underfunding and missteps. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and constitute the majority of families in our district. That’s why the Minneapolis Teachers Federation was at the negotiating table months ago ...

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Focus group report shows local support for Akron police reforms

In the pandemic winter that followed last summer’s racial equity protests, Akron City Council asked Akron University to see if the public was okay with the course that he had put in place to rethink the police. The legislature had just published a list of possible police reforms in January. Board leadership wanted to know if the community would approve. ...

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Vista City Council Approves COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program

VISTA – Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting small businesses, Vista City Council recently approved a grant program to help ease financial hardship. The board approved its COVID-19 Small Business Grants Program at its September 14 meeting, offering grants between $ 1,000 and $ 25,000 for qualifying small businesses. The city received $ 26.1 million from the Coronavirus State and ...

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176 Wing receives Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year> Air National Guard> Post Display

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – 176 Wing operations and maintenance groups have been honored with the 2021 Jolly Green Rescue Mission of the Year award. Over Memorial Day weekend, Guardsmen from the 176th Wing generated and conducted 30 sorties, culminating in over 120 flight hours during two high altitude rescue missions that saved 13 people in Wrangell-St . Elias National ...

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For Cats’ Sake perk helps keep Fat Cat Cafe purring

For the Love of Cats: A silent art auction fundraiser is scheduled for October at the American Legion, Sauls Bridges Post 13, 229 Lake Ella Drive. The benefit is for Feline Advocates of Leon County (FALC), a local 501 © feline rescue (3). FALC is a rescue that focuses on the defense and rehousing of homeless cats and kittens in ...

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Colorado Search and Rescue Teams Gather in Summit County for Annual Training

Ryan Delano is practicing his rappelling technique during a search and rescue training course on Friday, September 24, near Windy Point Campground.Liz Copan / For the Daily News Summit Search and rescue teams from across Colorado gathered in Summit County this weekend for the annual SARCon event, an opportunity for members to learn about new tools and techniques, learn about ...

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Rhianna Celebrates Charity Dog Show and Fun Day in Braunston

Rhianna Conway, who runs Scamp’s Pet Boutique, hosted a dog show and family fun day at The Old Plow on Saturday. The event, held in bright September sunshine, raised £ 808 for the Pawprints rescue charity in Rugby. She wanted to make a few people smile in the village where she lives after the coronavirus pandemic. Rhianna and the dog ...

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Researchers attempt to locate the missing Crow Pass hiker

Gary Fisk. (Photo courtesy of the Alaska Mountain Rescue Group) Rescuers are looking for a missing man from Eagle River who left Tuesday morning to hike Crow Pass, a popular hiking trail in the Chugach Mountains. Gary Fisk, 74, started at the end of the Girdwood Trail at around 8 a.m. on Tuesday and was due to finish his hike ...

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