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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-24/grounded-tanker-spills-270000-barrels-o
State
Coast Guardsman accused of sexual assault found not guilty

...in 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-31/coast-guardsman-accused-sexual-assault-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-01-22/celebrating-dr-king-and-road-equality
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-06/uscg-keeps-ship-valdez-testing-oil
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-08-02/search-gustavus-bound-plane
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-10-07/state-fed-agencies-hold-oil-spill-respo
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-07-19/kodiak-crews-open-search-and-rescue-bas
State
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051204/loc_ferry.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051304/sta_leconte.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051604/sta_leconte.shtml
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