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Coast Guard rescues hunter near Sitka

...by his wife has been rescued from a mountain near Sitka.The Coast Guard conducted the rescue Wednesday.Petty Officer 1st Class...Tuesday and she expected him back that day. Police contacted the Coast Guard for help Wednesday morning.Eggert says the man's boat...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-20/coast-guard-rescues-hunter-near-sitka
State
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers accused of failing...aboard the Auke Bay homeported U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Liberty, told the authorities...yet if the court case will affect the two Coast Guard members' careers. Coast Guard District...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-19/uscg-petty-officers-accused-wasting-gam
Local
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan gets two new boats

...boats will serve as the new "primary assets" for the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Ketchikan.The boats will be used for missions...These are the newest small boats in the fleet for the Coast Guard. They're very well-built, very well-designed for...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-17/coast-guard-station-ketchikan-gets-two-
State
Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

...State Troopers coordinated a four-day search for her that did not turn up any leads. The search team consisted of U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews, Juneau Mountain Rescue and Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search.After the troopers called...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-21/celebration-life-be-held-lost-hiker-sha
Local
SHI wraps up Native American Heritage Month lecture series Tuesday

...paleoshorelines through time. The modeling suggests a peripheral forbulge developed west of the ice front along the whole of the coast of Southeast Alaska expanding the area of previously modeled coastal refugia. Using the hypothesized paleo-high tide to predict...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-11-20/shi-wraps-native-american-heritage-month-
Art
Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting

...isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles of tiny...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-17/study-finds-virus-likely-cause-sea-s
Outdoors
A great time to fly

...which features discounted airfare to major cities on both coasts."It's that time of year again, when you gear up for your...209; San Diego, $219; Bellingham, $221. On the opposite coast, a ticket to Washington, D.C., is $259; New York...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-01/great-time-fly
Local
Study finds virus likely cause of sea star wasting

...isolated a virus they are pretty sure is causing the mysterious disease that has killed millions of sea stars on the Pacific Coast from Southern California to Alaska by causing them to lose their limbs and eventually disintegrate into slime and piles of tiny...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/study-finds-virus-likely-cause-sea-star
State
Empire Editorial: Our need for more icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...problem.A report commissioned by the Coast Guard in 2010 found that the service needs...Congressional Research Service report found.The Coast Guard needs to add to its icebreaking fleet...mapping missions in the Arctic, where the Coast Guard is America's leading service in...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-18/empire-editorial-our-need-more-icebre
Opinion
Alabama rolls to No. 1, but race for No 4 heats up

...about how their team is being treated, but the Seminoles appear to be safe if they can keep winning right through the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. Same goes with Alabama in the Southeastern Conference and Oregon in the Pac-12.After that...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-11-19/alabama-rolls-no-1-race-no-4-heats
Sports

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