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Boater reported missing near Coghlan Island

The U.S. Coast Guard in Juneau is searching for a man whose boat was found unoccupied in the water near Coghlan Island in Auke Bay.Authorities began looking for 52-year-old Paul Keithahn on Monday after a good Samaritan called...
Police & Fire for Friday, March 29, 2013

...Juneau said in a Thursday dispatch that they contacted a 17-year-old boy returning from crabbing in the area of Coghlan Island on March 1, and discovered he had retained eight red king crab from the waters of 11-A. He was cited for retaining...
Weyhrauch found alive after search

...Lab were combing the shores of Coghlan Island on Monday when they spotted a...while two SEADOGS teams circled Coghlan Island, which can be seen from Weyhrauch's...hitting his head. He swims to east Coghlan Island, where he spends the night...
Weyhrauch expresses gratitude after ordeal

...Former Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch survived more than just cold water when he fell off his boat and spent the night lost on Coghlan Island. Sound off on the important issues at On Tuesday he described the clouds of mosquitoes, the misery of wet cotton...
Lawmakers offer well-wishes and prayers to former colleague

...Weyhrauch, who was rescued Monday after falling out of his boat Sunday evening near Auke Bay and spending the night on Coghlan Island. Sound off on the important issues at Gov. Sarah Palin issued a statement saying she was relieved by the reports...
Coast Guard rescues boaters with pet dog in Auke Bay

...from a concerned friend at about 11:20 a.m. reporting two people and a dog were aground in an 18-foot skiff on Coghlan Island in Auke Bay, according to a release from the Coast Guard. The 25-foot response boat crew arrived on scene at about...
Coast Guard rescues Juneau family after boat sinks in Auke Bay

...teenage sons, all Juneau residents, were en route to a nearby cabin when their boat sank and they had to swim to Coghlan Island. They told the rescue crew that they had overloaded their boat with wood, which caused it to take on water and sink...
Man falls overboard, swims to nearby land

...he told Welch. ``Then he started swimming for his life,'' Welch said. Pacini swam to the southwest side of Coghlan Island and crawled under some brush to try to stay warm. He saw boats going back and forth in the night but had no way to...
There are stories behind the familiar names of local places

...Marmion Island.Then we have Stroller White Mountain, Willoughby Avenue, several places named Vanderbilt, Auke Bay, Coghlan Island and Fritz Cove. Where did all these names come from?For those interested in place names, I highly recommend a...
Judge releases current, former lawmakers on bail

...the judge asked about his health. The Juneau attorney and community leader recently spent a hypothermic night on Coghlan Island after falling out of a boat into the 43-degree waters of Auke Bay, provoking a massive search. "I do have some...


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