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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...
Coast Guard: No damage found on Shell drill ship

...found on a Shell Oil drilling ship that lost its mooring in Alaska's Dutch Harbor, the Coast Guard said Tuesday.Coast Guard Lt. Jim Fothergill said video captured by divers shows no damage or signs of grounding by the 571-foot Noble Discoverer...
Missing 13-year-old girl found alive

...Port Protection on Sunday has been found alive and unharmed, according to Alaska State Troopers and the Coast Guard.Coast Guard Lt. Ryan Erickson of Sector Juneau said in a phone interview he just received news at about noon on Tuesday that Makayla...
USCG keeps ship in Valdez - testing oil

...News reports the Coast Guard also wants to determine the chemical composition of oil leaked onto the BBC Arizona.Coast Guard Lt. Allie Ferko said Tuesday the containers are carrying transformer oil, a highly refined mineral oil, used for cooling...
Search is on for Gustavus-bound plane

...launched a helicopter to investigate and welcome the assistance from Coastal Helicopters, who are also searching."Coast Guard Lt. Ryan Erickson of the Juneau Sector said Juneau Mountain Rescue has been asked to help. Clouds are down to 300 feet...
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...
State, fed agencies hold oil-spill response drill

...from just down the hall, in a smaller conference room."This is where the shots are being called," Woodrow said.Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Robert Carroll, who is stationed in Portsmouth, Va., was one of those calling the shots. Carroll described...
Photo: Coast Guard recognition

U.S . Coast Guard Lt. Dale Shepardson, skipper of the cutter Liberty, receives certificates of appreciation from the State of Alaska and the City...


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