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More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes rock, are hard to see."Those are the ones that could really booger up a ship," said Swanson, a former Coast Guard officer who was captain of the port in Valdez from 2002 to 2005.The trans-Alaska pipeline these days carries an average...
Ex-cop, coastie accused of PFD fraud

...wealth to Alaska residents.Among them are a former Southeast Alaskan police officer and an Alaska-based U.S. Coast Guard officer.A Juneau grand jury on Friday handed up indictments against Valent Maxwell, a former cop for the city of Klawock...
Begich battles partisan undertow

...don't appreciate a senator who doesn't vote the way the state wants," said Cliff Zawacki, 50, a retired Coast Guard officer who voted for Begich in 2008. "He voted for health care, which the majority of the state didn't want. But...
Man gets 4 years for assaulting Coast Guard officer

...with an extensive, serious criminal history received a four-year prison sentence on Wednesday for assaulting a Coast Guard officer who was responding to a disturbance on a private boat in September 2013.U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess...
Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens Advisory Council and a former Coast Guard officer.When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

Two U.S. Coast Guard officers were cited Friday for failing to salvage game meat after they...This marks the second time in about a month's span that a Coast Guard officer has been accused of violating Alaska's wildlife laws. Last...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

...action," Wadlow said in an email.The egregious wildlife offense marked the second time in a month's span that a Coast Guard officer was accused of violating Alaska's wildlife laws. James P. Houck, 42, District 17's Waterways Management...
Ketchikan man charged with kicking Coast Guard officer

...allegedly kicking a U.S. Coast Guard officer in the face during a skirmish...crime.Prosecutors say that Coast Guard officers contacted Munhoven while responding...kick took place, injuring the Coast Guard officer, prosecutors say.Assaulting...
Commercial fishing industry deserves local support from the city, and residents

...actions to ensure that local fishermen remain local.? Juneau Port Director Carl J. Uchytil is a retired U.S. Coast Guard officer and former captain of a U.S.C.G. ice breaker. His column appears here monthly.
Dec. 3 is deadline to donate to Coast Guard coat and blanket drive

...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 for donating the bins used to collect the items...


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