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Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

...were consummate seamen and a rescue is still possible."Our intentions are to continue to search aggressively," Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor said at a news conference Monday evening, but that the decision was being reevaluated daily. Earlier...
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A "white knight on the horizon" moors his last lines as Coast Guard Capt. Michael Cerne retires from District 17

After being rescued from the freezing waters of Shelikof Strait, a sinking boat's skipper told Coast Guard Capt. Michael Cerne, "When I saw you coming, it was like a white knight on the horizon, I knew I would be safe."Cerne was honored...
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...said.Three cargo tanks on the vessel were ruptured, releasing an unknown quantity of the gasoline additive, said Coast Guard Capt. Brian Penoyer, commander of the Houston-Galveston Coast Guard District."This is not a cargo chemical that...
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International search and rescue chambers with sea water, the commander said.The seas were as high as 20 feet at the time, said U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Joseph Deer, District 17's Chief of Incident Management."It was something that they had been contending with...
Photo: Practical math

Coast Guard Capt. Michael Cerne teaches the importance of personal flotation devices and vessel safety last Friday to sixth-grade advanced math...
State Briefs

Investigators press Arctic Rose owner about safety procedures SEATTLE - Coast Guard Capt. Ron Morris, head of an investigative panel, repeatedly questioned vessel owner Dave Olney on Wednesday on safety procedures...
Photo: Embarking on a new journey

...Juneau-Douglas High School, shakes hands with Master Chief David Coffman after Riley's enlistment into the U.S. Coast Guard. Capt. David Glenn, the Coast Guard 17th District chief of staff, conducted the enlistment ceremony as Riley's family...
Marine highway receives Coast Guard search, rescue award

...System received a U.S. Coast Guard Partner in Search and Rescue award during a ceremony in Juneau on April 18. Coast Guard Capt. Melissa Bert, along with Juneau Mayor Bruce Botelho, presented the award to Jim Beedle, Deputy Commissioner of...
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Kayaker rescued in Bering Strait

...National Guard helicopter hoisted him aboard early Wednesday and took him to Nome. The Coast Guard also assisted. Coast Guard Capt. Michael Inman says it was the second Bering Sea kayaker rescue in five days.
Photos: Blessing of the Fleet

...John Winther Jr., Tom and Dorothy Osborne and Eric McDowell were placed on the memorial this year.United States Coast Guard Capt. Phil Thorne spoke at the event.Participating in the Blessing of the Fleet this year was the Alaska Marine Highway...


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