Refine Search

Woman dives off dock, rescued by Coast Guard

...unresponsive until Coast Guard members in the boat administered first aid and detected a faint pulse, said Coast Guard District 17 spokesman Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst."Right as they began to perform first aid, she became responsive...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater

...any tracks or scents that would lead us to continue the search for the time being," Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office said in a phone interview.Coast Guard officials expressed condolences to Keithahn's family...
No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...continued Tuesday evening and will pick up again at first light today, said Coast Guard Petty Officer Shawn Eggert of District 17's Public Affairs Office."As long as we believe there's a chance, or we have information that we believe might...
New captain on deck

...considering Sector Juneau's high success rate."Sector Juneau has completed every mission and every task given," District 17 Commander Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo said. "And that's not luck."Ostebo assured guests that he would not talk for...
Women's Coast Guard symposium starts today

...a command duty officer with the District 17 command center, and Capt. Melissa...the commander of Coast Guard District 17 in Alaska, will be giving opening...Chief Petty Officer Rodney Storle, District 17's command master chief.Coast...
Kodiak spouse in running for national award

...officer in Miami - the families last stop before moving to Kodiak - nominated Medolla for the award.Medolla won the District 17 vote and then beat out three other Coast Guard spouses to claim the national honor.She was an ombudsman for the air...
Coast Guard Cutter to be welcomed Friday in Juneau

...based out of Ketchikan.The Chandeleur was commissioned in 1988 and is the newest cutter to be assigned to Coast Guard District 17, which covers all of Alaska.The Chandeleur recently underwent a significant modernization and maintenance period...
Two volunteers retire from fire department

...captain of the Lynn Canal station, and his position will be filled by volunteer Ken Lawrenson, who is the Coast Guard District 17 commercial fishing vessel safety coordinator.Zuboff is a former lieutenant at Glacier Fire Station who is retiring...
Arctic military policy discussed

...according to Ostebo, who is the commander of Coast Guard District 17."She'll be back in service by next summer, with...Arctic Shield, Ostebo said the mission was devised by District 17 personnel "to respond to the dramatic increases in Arctic...
Sitka Coast Guardsman sentenced to jail, discharged for child pornography offense nine months confinement and mitigated the discharge from dishonorable to "bad conduct." That was agreed to by District 17 Commander Rear Admiral Thomas P. Ostebo, the convening authority of the court-martial.Grover pleaded guilty to...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback