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Kayak protesters detained after trying to stop Shell oil rig

...because they were violating the safety zone around the Polar Pioneer, which departed around 6 a.m., Coast Guard Lt. Dana Warr said. They would be released after receiving violation notices that carry a $500 penalty, he said.About a dozen...
Protesters meet Arctic drill rig in Wash. harbor

...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 is that there are...
Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea

...toward a safe harbor. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr says sometime early Monday morning the 738-foot Golden...would run aground, said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr. Strong winds continued, with 16- to 20-foot seas...
Coast Guard relieves cutter officer

...65-foot inland buoy tender homeported in Petersburg with a crew of about 10, said Coast Guard spokesman Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr. It's one of four ships under Sector Juneau command. Madsen has been with the Coast Guard 19 years and is one step...
Rough seas for ship being towed in Bering Sea

...members aboard was expected to reach Dutch Harbor, 275 miles away, sometime Tuesday. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr said the tug boat captain decided to take a longer route south of the island chain where seas were somewhat less rough...
USCG Chiefs treat senior citizens to holiday feast

...Brotherhood Hall. "Many of our personnel don't even know this event exists until they are stationed here," said USCG Chief Dana Warr. "We all share each others' excitement each year when we do this. The seniors in the community talk about this for...
Woman's body recovered on west side of Douglas Island

...cabinmate reported her missing at 9 a.m., according to a Holland America press release. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr said the search area covered an 80- to 100-mile-long stretch of zigzagging waterways. The Zaandam is a 780-foot...
Sapphire Princess disrupted by whale

...Office of Law Enforcement will interview crewmembers of the Sapphire Princess about the incident. Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr said the Coast Guard was there to oversee the operation and transfer personnel as needed. "Coast Guard Station Juneau...
Cruise line calls missing passenger death a suicide

...helping in the search found the body about 12 miles northwest of where the passenger was last seen, Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr said. Warr said there was no immediate sign that any of the Zaandam's survival gear was missing. The 780-foot-long...
Photo: Posted for duty

Two-year-old Evan Warr stands out of the wind behind a mooring post Saturday at the United States Coast Guard Station Juneau dock. Warr, whose father is 17th District Deputy Public Affairs Officer Dana Warr, was watching the Coast Guard cutter Hamilton leave port.


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