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...police showed up at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at Indian Cove, just as Gallagher began shoving and swinging. The Coast Guard placed him face down on the dock but still struggled to subdue him. Officers shot him with a Taser stun gun, at which...
Toy, coat donations made by ton

...week. Several area businesses and organizations participated in the drive. Taku Fisheries donated bins that the Coast Guard placed at Costco, Wal-mart, Safeway, Alaska & Proud, Super Bear Supermarket, Nugget Mall and the Juneau Federal Building...
200 gallons of diesel fuel released in Seward harbor

ANCHORAGE - About 200 gallons of diesel fuel spilled in the Seward small boat harbor on Monday. The U.S. Coast Guard placed 1,000 feet of containment boom in the area and then applied sorbents to the diesel. Coast Guard officials surveyed...
Coast Guard helps scientists study Arctic ice

...buoy last week in the Arctic that will help scientists collect information about sea ice. It was the first time the Coast Guard placed an ocean drifting buoy in the Arctic Ocean. The buoy is one in an international network that was started in the...

...picked up the people, around 12:47 a.m., because they were not equipped to stay the night on the island. The Coast Guard placed them on a small inflatable raft, which they assisted to the Auke Bay ferry terminal. There were no injuries. The...


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