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US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...increasing concerns over Arctic shipping, U.S. and Canadian coast guard vessels have conducted their first joint Arctic...Guard cutter SPAR, a 225-foot buoy tender, and the Canadian Coast Guard's 272-foot icebreaker Sir Wilfrid Laurier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-08-05/us-canada-conduct-bering-strait-spill-d
State
Between strait and sea: Ottawa's Northwest Passage dilemma with implications for Alaska

...Canadian protest or, as in the case of the Nordic Orion, under the regulatory oversight of Transport Canada and the Canadian Coast Guard. If usage of these waters is the yardstick to determine its classification, use of the Passage as a thoroughfare...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-02-01/between-strait-and-sea-ottawas-northw
Opinion
Winds and ice stop adventurers' Northwest Passage journey

...jet-skiers near Cambridge Bay, the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker Sir Wilfred rescued the American...beginning in April 1970, the ship, accompanied by the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Louis S. St-Laurent, turned back...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-20/winds-and-ice-stop-adventurers-northwes
State
BC Quakes cause coastal tsunami warning in Hawaii; Alaska downgraded to advisory

...Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center issued a warning for coastal areas of southeast Alaska, down the western Canadian coast to the tip of Vancouver Island.Later Saturday evening, the warning for those areas was downgraded to an advisory...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-10-27/bc-quakes-cause-coastal-tsunami-warning
Local
State and local briefly

Buoy tender roundup includes Canadians JUNEAU - A half dozen U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard ships are in Juneau this week for buoy tender roundup, a training and morale exercise. The Narwhal, based in Victoria...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081799/Loc_lbriefs.html
Local
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...State and local briefly THE JUNEAU EMPIRE Buoy tender roundup includes Canadians JUNEAU - A half dozen U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard ships are in Juneau this week for buoy tender roundup, a training and morale exercise. The Narwhal, based...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081799/Loc_lbriefs.shtml
Icebreaker Healy returns to Seattle from Arctic

...completes the summer scientific mission that included mapping parts of the Arctic Ocean sea floor in cooperation with a Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker, the Louis S. St-Laurent. Back in Seattle, the 420-foot Healy will go into a drydock for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100209/reg_500172163.shtml
NASA completes summer mission in Alaska

...play a critical role in global climate change. The Seattle-based Healy was expected to arrive in Seward Wednesday before heading out on another mission, a collaboration with the Canadian Coast Guard to map the floor of the Arctic Ocean.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072210/reg_680780016.shtml
Regional News
Coast Guard medevacs US man near British Columbia

...and shortness of breath 25 miles west of Queen Charlotte Islands, B.C. A U.S. Coast Guard flight surgeon and Canadian Coast Guard flight surgeon decided Hoffman needed be medevaced and requested a helicopter. A Jayhawk was launched from...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061410/reg_653485248.shtml
Photo: Buoy Tender Olympics

...roundup brings together the crews of six buoy tenders: SPAR, Fir, Maple, Henry Blake and Anthony Petit, and the Canadian coast guard vessel Bartlett. The five-day event will allow crewmembers to receive specialized training in areas such...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-07-19/photo-buoy-tender-olympics
Local

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