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Coast Guard rescues three from island in Favorite Channel

...rain - left them stranded on Bird Island, near the Shrine of St. Therese, according to the agency.Station Juneau Coast Guardsmen responded and recovered them and their raft around 8:30 a.m. They took them to nearby Amalga Harbor.Coast Guard...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-28/coast-guard-rescues-three-island-favori
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for June 15, 2015

...men and women of District 17 are doing now while they prepare to send equipment into the Arctic Ocean again. To all Coast Guardsmen, we say thank you.Thumbs down to sea lion waste. Last week, marine scientists investigated a beach near Cordova...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-15/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion
Alaska's Coast Guard leadership in transition

...outstanding support you provide to Coast Guardsmen throughout the State. On May...terrorists or pirates on the ocean. Coast Guardsmen throughout Alaska are proud to...and warm welcome you provide Coast Guardsmen. It's why Coast Guardsmen...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-05-18/alaskas-coast-guard-leadership-transi
Opinion
Coast Guard identifies 2 slain Guardsmen

Officials on Friday identified the two Coast Guardsmen who were shot and killed Thursday at Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak.A Coast Guard press release states they are Coast...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-04-13/coast-guard-identifies-2-slain-guardsme
State
Coast Guard identifies 2 slain Guardsmen

Officials on Friday identified the two Coast Guardsmen who were shot and killed Thursday at Coast Guard Communication Station Kodiak.A Coast Guard press release states they are Coast...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-04-15/coast-guard-identifies-2-slain-guardsme
Local
Coast Guard rescues two of its own

KODIAK - A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crew rescued two stranded Coast Guardsmen on Wednesday night after their 18-foot aluminum skiff was overtaken by waves while trying to get underway from Lincoln Island...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111309/reg_516067820.shtml
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for March 3, 2015

...the fallen man was among them. Thanks to the fast response of Juneau's police, firefighters, rescue workers and Coast Guardsmen, the drunk who fell into the drink was alive Friday afternoon. Alcohol kills directly and indirectly. Moderation...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-02/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-m
Opinion
Alaska Science Forum: The demise of Scotch Cap lighthouse

...massive underwater landslide. That slide might have created the giant wave that hit the lighthouse.The story of Coast Guardsmen Anthony Petit, Jack Colvin, Dewey Dykstra, Leonard Pickering and Paul Ness is nearing 70 years old and is spotty...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/alaska-science-forum-demise-scotch-c
Outdoors
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same

...harm," he said.Abel oversees District 17, which covers all of Alaska and the approximately 2,700 active-duty Coast Guardsmen in the state. He noted that Juneau has about 300 members that either work at district command, Sector Juneau, Station...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-07/new-coast-guard-head-mission-still-same
Local
Empire Editorial: Defend the Coast Guard

...Department of Defense, the Coast Guard would be assured of financial stability - something long lacking.We doubt Coast Guardsmen would be fans of any move to put their agency within the Department of the Navy, but efficiency and security should...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-12-16/empire-editorial-defend-coast-guard
Opinion

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