Marc Scholten, center, throws a rescue line to Dave Beatley as instructor Colin Aikman supervises white-water training for Forest Service employees Friday in the Mendenhall River. Aikman, of Skagway's Backcountry Sports, was teaching the two-day class to employees whose jobs take them out on the water. Focusing on self-rescues, the class involved one day of classroom work and one day in the water..
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