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Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...Valent Maxwell, a former cop for the city of Klawock on Prince of Wales Island, and in a separate case, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Geoffrey Michael Barela.Prosecutors with the Anchorage-based Office of Special Prosecutions and Appeals...
Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...the water because they were violating the safety zone around the Polar Pioneer, which departed around 6 a.m., Coast Guard Lt. Dana Warr said. They would be released after receiving violation notices that carry a $500 penalty, he said...
Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...she said. The Coast Guard investigation into the matter is ongoing, though it will likely be wrapped up soon, said Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Matthew York. This spill was estimated at between 50 and 100 gallons. It appeared to be used oil, according...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...Guard investigators went aboard the tanker, he said."The rock they hit is definitely not in tanker lanes," said Coast Guard Lt. Greg Stewart in Juneau. He said the reef is about 1 1/2 miles outside normal lanes.Gonzales said employees of...
Kodiak crews open search and rescue base in Barrow

...opportunity to Coast Guardsmen and the North Slope Borough rescue team, then look over their aircraft and equipment.Coast Guard Lt. Vincent Jansen also gave a briefing during a North Slope Borough assembly meeting to discuss the Coast Guard's...
Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault found not guilty January 2011."I think 15 hours of deliberation shows this wasn't an easy case in either direction," said Coast Guard Lt. Luke Petersen, who prosecuted the case alongside Lt. Cmdr. Tamara Wallen.Wallen said that the fact that alcohol...
Celebrating Dr. King and the road to equality

...Richard Green representing the faith community, Black Awareness Association President Sherry Patterson, and U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Mickey Sanders. Music was another important part of the festivities, with Patterson, Salissa Thole, and the Alaska...
LeConte is stable, but still in danger

...Guard is concerned you have a commercial vessel that needs to have an investigation for why it went aground," said Coast Guard Lt. Dan Buchsbaum. The National Transportation and Safety Board joined the investigation Tuesday, Buchsbaum said...
Weather helps in LeConte efforts

...sustained a gash about 1 foot wide and 40 feet long. The right-side gash was reported at 2 feet wide 30 feet long. Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Dan Buchsbaum said most of front half of the ferry was breached. Charles Vankirk, the vessel schedule coordinator...
Salvage ship arrives at LeConte grounding

...of fuel were removed from the LeConte. About 2,500 gallons remain on board to run the ship's generators, said Coast Guard Lt. j.g. Therasa Nettesheim. The forecast through Wednesday calls for highs in the 60s, lows mostly in the 40s...


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