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Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...primary concern is protecting the safety of the environment and mitigating any potential damage," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Kip Wadlow. "We want to be as thorough as we can."The Statter Harbor spill happened between late morning...
Holiday dinner honors seniors

...Guiher's group was just part of the entertainment at the annual event, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Association. Lda Kut Naax Sati' Yatx'I (All Nations' Children), the Stroller White Highland Dancers...
Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

...possession of a firearm in a crime of violence.He is charged with killing Richard Belisle, 51, a former Coast Guard chief petty officer, and his immediate supervisor, Petty Officer 1st Class James Hopkins, 41, an electronics technician from...
Neighbors Briefs

Group to hold holiday dinner for seniors The Juneau Chapter of the Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer's Association is sponsoring the 27th annual Senior Citizen's Holiday Dinner this Sunday, Dec. 9. The dinner will be held...
Security concerns

...whether Juneau's downtown dock will be open to the public while cruise ships are in port next summer, Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Marsha Delaney said. "We know it's a nice place to walk. But if effective security can't be maintained...
Boat with tons of explosives sinks near Juneau

...Sunshine Cove, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. "There is no iminent danger of explosion," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Barry Lane. The Pegasus sank in 50 feet of water in Lynn Canal shortly before 11:35 a.m. in Sunshine Cove...
Disabled ship taken under tow

...winds as high as 60 mph. The weather calmed overnight. "The seas have died down substantially," said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Roger Wetherell. The cutters Storis and Morgenthau arrived on the scene Tuesday, at which point a Kodiak-based...
Tow vessel reaches struggling ship in Bering Sea the Bering Sea toward a safe harbor. Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr says sometime early Monday morning the...reducing fears it would run aground, said Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Dana Warr. Strong winds continued, with 16...
Coast Guard identifies 2 slain Guardsmen

...Class James Hopkins, an electronics technician, and Richard Belisle, a civilian employee and retired Coast Guard chief petty officer.Their deaths are being investigated by the Coast Guard Investigative Service, the FBI, Alaska State Troopers...
Boat runs aground outside Wrangell

...eight people on board reported injury. The vessel leaked some diesel before refloating, according to Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Barry Lane. Once it was back in the water, though, water flowed into the puncture hole and prevented any more...


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