Note from Rep. Gara: Anchorage Fire Department: CPR Made Easy

As the Christmas and Holiday Season get closer, it seems this is a pretty good time for us to think about, well, how we can save a life. OK. Any time of year is a good time to think about that. But the Anchorage Fire Department has just put out a great video.

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NEWS: Rep. Gruenberg to Attend New Cook Inlet Rescue Boat Christening

Securing funds for new fire department vessel part of commitment to public safety

Today at 3:00 p.m., Representative Max Gruenberg will attend the ceremony to christen the new Anchorage Fire Department rescue boat. Rep. Gruenberg secured $260,000 in the FY 2012 capital budget for the vessel so that the Anchorage Fire Department will have a safer, more effective rescue boat to respond to commercial and recreational emergencies in upper Cook Inlet. In holding with tradition, Rep. Gruenberg’s wife, Kayla Epstein, will christen the boat at the downtown small boat launch near the mouth of Ship Creek at the end of Western Drive.

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