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Coast Guard rescues climber

...in, Parker said. "That did help us find him on the mountain face."A picture taken by Donna Goutermont shows a Coast Guardsman dangling from the Jayhawk, arms and harness wrapped around a man distinguishable only by his camoflauged pants...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-14/coast-guard-rescues-climber
Local
Mom, daughter gardening side-by-side

...off," she remembered. "And we'd really wish for rain."She made her way to Alaska by marrying Clifford, a Coast Guardsman who was stationed in Alaska in 1969. They've been here ever since.Before she moved to Alaska, Reeves was "one...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-10/mom-daughter-gardening-side-side
Local
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
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
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
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...about 250 miles south of Anchorage, is home to the largest Coast Guard air station in the Pacific. The killings of Coast Guardsmen Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins and retired Chief Petty Officer Richard Belisle took place 3 miles away at the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/man-gets-4-life-terms-coast-guard-death
State
Abel takes controls of Alaska Coast Guard

...logistical challenges and unique hardships that face the Coast Guardsmen serving here are not lost on Abel who knows the facts...Praised for his dedication to working individually with Coast Guardsmen in Alaska, Ostebo couldn't pass up the chance for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-13/abel-takes-controls-alaska-coast-guard
State | Local
Message in a bottle

...Sparks Sr., who died in 2009."Bud Sparks Sr. was huge," Anderson said - but too old to have been the lonely Coast Guardsman stationed at a lighthouse in 1964.Anderson searched the obituary for names, then searched on Facebook for people...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-24/message-bottle
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014

...case the story has a better ending than it otherwise might. Stories like this remind us that we need to take precautions when we travel into the backcountry, and to give thanks for people like Ostrin and the Coast Guardsmen involved.

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-10/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-n
Opinion

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