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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...
Polar Star seeks ice north of the Arctic Circle

...Coast Guard spokeswoman said Monday."They are actually now north of the Arctic Circle, looking for ice," said Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Allison Conroy.The Polar Star left Unalaska on Friday, six months after it returned to service...
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...
Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea

...under tow in the Bering Sea toward a safe harbor. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr says sometime early sea, reducing fears it would run aground, said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr. Strong winds continued...


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