Search for answers begins in sinking of US cargo ship

...they were doing that they would have had anything to do with what affected the propulsion," said Greene, a retired Navy admiral.The NTSB dispatched a team from Washington to investigate."It's just a tragic, tragic situation," NTSB vice chairman...
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My Turn: Location, expertise and timing: Three reasons Northwest Alaska is ready for an opening Arctic

The State Department's Special Representative for the Arctic, Admiral Robert J. Papp (USCG ret.), came to Anchorage a year ago this month. During his visit, he stated that he was working to...
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...Coast Guard may be new to town - he took over for outgoing Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo in June - but the mission of District 17 isn't...have essentially remained the same since it was formed, Rear Admiral Daniel Abel said Thursday during a speech at the weekly Juneau...
Murkowski attending Arctic conference

...conference in Iceland focused on the Arctic.Murkowski's office says the Alaska Republican and U.S. Arctic representative Admiral Robert Papp will help lead a discussion on Arctic issues with attendees.Murkowski, in a release, said America is an Arctic...
Coast Guard admiral asks for Arctic resources

...facilities and equipment in the far north to secure U.S. claims and prepare for increased human activity, according to Rear Admiral Christopher C. Colvin, who is in charge of all Coast Guard operations in Alaska and surrounding waters. "We have to have...
Today In Sports History for May 8

...Notter, becomes the first filly to win the Kentucky Derby. She goes wire to wire, beating Pebbles by two lengths.1937 - War Admiral, the favorite ridden by Charles Kurtsinger, wins the Kentucky Derby by 1¾ lengths over Pompoon.1943 - Count Fleet, ridden...
My corner of Alaska: Old age and old boats

...sailing yacht owned by a crusty old retired Admiral, a salty old coot who did not run a...procedures and to keep the boat, in the Admiral's archaic terms, "all the end of the day but otherwise the Admiral barked orders just as he used to and the...
Today In Sports History for June 5-6

...Willie McFarlane beats Bobby Jones by one stroke in the second round of a playoff to capture the U.S. Open.1937 - War Admiral, ridden by Charles Kurtsinger, wins the Triple Crown with a three-length victory over Sceneshifter in the Belmont Stakes...
Pure Sole: Run your mountain Juneau

...along Mighty Egan to the ridges of Main Street, they will dodge wild critters on Front and South Franklin, and wild men on Admiral and Marine Way.It is not a race for those who lack a sense of humor, kindness, honesty, patriotism or general good nature...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...Manning said she did not know if or when a Sentinel-class patrol boat would be assigned to Homer. In discussions with Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, commander, U.S. Coast Guard 17th District, Juneau, on a visit this winter, Homer Mayor Beth Wythe said...


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