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Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

...decrease, but 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...
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Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...Our 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...
Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

...and possession of a firearm in a crime of violence.He is charged with killing Richard Belisle, 51, a former Coast Guard chief petty officer, and his immediate supervisor, Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins, 41, an electronics technician...
Chief Petty Officers Association cancels Seniors Dinner

The Juneau chapter of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association cancelled their Annual...annual seniors dinner next year," Moreland said.The Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association is a national, non-partisan...
Dec. 3 is deadline to donate to Coast Guard coat and blanket drive

...drop off items in Hoonah, Angoon, Kake, Pelican and Elfin Cove.The coat and blanket drive is cosponsored by the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association and the Coast Guard Officer's Association.In a release, Boyle thanked Taku Fisheries...
Free holiday dinner, entertainment for senior citizens on Sunday

The Juneau-area Coast Guard Chief Petty Officers Association is hosting its 39th annual Senior Citizens Holiday Dinner this Sunday.The event will begin at 4 p...
Barge burns near Haines

...Juneau was flying to the scene to dump water in the middle of the barge, where the fire was still burning, said Coast Guard Chief Dan Pesnell at 7:45 p.m. The Coast Guard, concerned that the smoke could be toxic, created a 500-foot safety...
Ferry skipper suspended for grounding

...limit the damage to the vessel. Despite that, the investigation concluded Anderson was negligent, according to Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Roger Wetherell. "There is a punishable phase for negligence," Wetherell said. Anderson also will...
No one injured as whale-watching boat runs onto a sandbar Barlow Cut, a small body of water at a narrow Admiralty Island peninsula, about 10 miles west of Auke Bay. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Roger Wetherell said no one was injured in the incident. Half the passengers were transferred to the...
USCG maritime enforcement officer Palmer receives enlisted honor

...Specialist Third Class Jonathan Palmer was selected Juneau Area Enlisted Person of the Quarter last week by senior Coast Guard chiefs for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2010. "It is nice to be recognized for doing what you love to do," Palmer...


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