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Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Wash. harbor

...worsening seas forced them off it. The protesters rappelled to inflatable boats and returned to a Greenpeace ship.Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Dana Warr said the agency was assured the Port Angeles protest would be nonviolent."The word on the street...
Charges reduced in 'problem bear' killing

...repercussions in the civilian courts for the incident, but he could still face penalties from the Coast Guard. Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the admiral of District 17 will be reviewing the case to see if any action should be taken against...
Two Coast Guard members cited for wasting game

...reach them for comment via Facebook were unsuccessful Wednesday. It's unknown if they have attorneys.A U.S. Coast Guard spokesman for District 17, which covers all of Alaska, confirmed that Petty Officers 2nd Class Schmidt and Hyde are engineers...
Delayed cruise ship to be in port until at least Thursday

...the cruise was to end in Seward - on Sunday only to return later that evening. The ship has been there since.Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the cruise company will need to file a sail plan that will allow it to move the ship for further...
Coast Guard to take testimony on Shell grounding

...vessel operator, are scheduled to testify, as are Coast Guard personnel who assisted with recovery efforts.A Coast Guard spokesman, Petty Officer 1st Class David Mosely, said the hearing could last two weeks.The Kulluk is a 266-foot diameter...
Ship's grounding Monday evening gave tourists a tale to tell

...ensure the safety of the passengers and inspected the area for pollution; none was found, according to District 17 Coast Guard spokesman Petty Officer Grant DeVuyst."Everything was non-distress," DeVuyst said by phone.Federal law requires...
US, Canada conduct Bering Strait spill drill

...protected bay near the strait, although poor weather limited actual deployment of spill gear to one day, said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow.Port Clarence has been designated by the Coast Guard as a port of refuge for vessels...
Alaska cruise canceled after mechanical issues

...Ketchikan, in southeast Alaska, was one of several ports of call scheduled before the cruise was to end in Seward.Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the latest problem prompted the ship to return to Ketchikan after it had left the port on Sunday...
Cmdr of Coast Guard vessel reassigned

...on board, KCAW reported Monday. Seaton has served as commander of the Sitka-based cutter since June 2012.Coast Guard spokesman Kip Wadlow said the agency began an investigation last month following reports of a "poor command climate...
Coast Guard: Anchorage Coast Guardsman to face court-martial for sexual assault

...Anchorage will face a court-martial at the end of this month in Juneau, according to the Coast Guard.District 17 Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow told the Empire that the military trial for Coast Guard fireman Roque Trevino will...


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