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Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...we're still within the timeframe where it's definitely possible to find somebody alive," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss, noting others have survived days or even a week at sea. "We know it can happen and we're hoping...
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Second Shell Oil drilling rig on its way to Alaska

...temporarily detained five protesters in kayaks who tried to stop the vessel as it left Everett around 4 a.m. Tuesday.Chief Petty Officer David Mosley says the activists were brought to shore and issued citations for violating the safety zone around...
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...hear Shell's request for an injunction to remove the activists from the ship and to forbid further boardings.Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers, a Coast Guard spokeswoman based in Seattle, said early Friday afternoon that they had not received...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...primary concern is protecting the safety of the environment and mitigating any potential damage," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow. "We want to be as thorough as we can."The Statter Harbor spill happened between late morning and...
Juneau petty officer returns home after Bering Sea patrol

...the ship's radios, antennas and other communications equipment. Soristo will soon be advancing to the rank of chief petty officer."I am extremely proud of the men and women who crew Munro," said Capt. Jeff Thomas, Munro's commanding...
Firearm theft, illegal shooting case

...Chief in Juneau, according to prior Coast Guard press releases available online.Coast Guard District 17 spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said the Coast Guard is investigating the alleged offense and is cooperating with Alaska State Troopers...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game determine whether disciplinary action should be taken against the two men, Coast Guard District 17 spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said. Any action will be taken after the criminal court case is complete, he said."That can depend...
Smoke on the water

...Guard."We are going to continue to enforce federal laws in all navigable waters of the U.S.," explained Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow, spokesman for the Coast Guard in Alaska."Navigable waters" include any inlet, bay, channel...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

...clear yet if the court case will affect the two Coast Guard members' careers. Coast Guard District 17 spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow said the Coast Guard is still conducting an administrative investigation into the incident.It's not...
Robert Dela Vergne

...Night Men's Bowling League, Friday Night Kings and Queens Bowling League, Chief Warrant Officers Association, Chief Petty Officers Association, Loyal Order of the Moose, Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was also an avid fishermen, and enjoyed...


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