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About kisar1986

Kodiak Island Search & Rescue (KISAR) is a non-profit organization whose objectives are exclusively charitable, scientific or educational. Specifically, our purposes are: To furnish highly trained volunteers and dog teams for search and rescue for the benefit and welfare of the community To organize and support the continuing education and training of volunteers, dog teams and support personnel in accepted search and rescue methods. To increase public awareness of search and rescue trained volunteers and dog teams and provide informational and educational programs and demonstrations to institutions, agencies and community organizations.

KISAR and USCG Avalanche Training

KISAR has been proud to work with the USCG Air Station Kodiak for years to extend their reach and effectiveness in non-maritime SAR cases. As part of an ongoing training coordination effort, KISAR is offering avalanche awareness, snowpack assessment, and … Continue reading

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January Avalanche Training

KISAR will hold a general membership training on Saturday January 18 covering avalanche transceiver use and avalanche rescue. We will meet at 9:30 AM at Bayside Fire Hall to go over gear and possible training scenarios. The training itself will … Continue reading

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KISAR meeting January 16

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday January 16 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. Following the general membership meeting (7:30 PM) Philip will present a slideshow and lecture on avalanche transceiver theory and use that will lay … Continue reading

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December Rope Training

KISAR will conduct a general membership rope training on Saturday, December 7. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 am for some classroom activities and then, weather permitting, will do some field exercises outside around noon. If the … Continue reading

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No November meeting

KISAR will not be holding a membership meeting for the month of November. Everyone have a great Thanksgiving!

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KISAR Training November 16

KISAR will hold a training on Saturday, November 16. We will meet at Bayside Fire Hall at 9 AM for a briefing before proceeding to the end of Monashka Bay Road at White Sands Beach for an orienteering and small-team search … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting September 19

KISAR will hold its general membership meeting Thursday September 19 at 7 PM at Bayside Fire Hall. After the meeting we will go over the National Association for Search and Rescue (NASAR) mobile phone app for search and rescue field … Continue reading

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August Climbing Training

For KISAR’s August training, a number of members headed out to Anton Larsen Bay to rock climb on a granite wall. It required a short boat ride and was mostly meant to be a fun outing but also teach basic … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting August 15

KISAR will hold its monthly general membership meeting this Thursday August 15 at 7:00 pm at Bayside Fire Hall. The Kodiak Deputy Fire Chief , Frank Dorner, will go over both arm and leg vacuum splints that have been added … Continue reading

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KISAR Meeting July 18

KISAR will hold its monthly general membership meeting this Thursday July 18 at 7:00 pm at Bayside Fire Hall. After the meeting Philip T will talk about light-weight camping gear and a proposed backpacking route from Sharatin Mountain to Heitman … Continue reading

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