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Life-threatening injuries for one survivor after plane crash

...afternoon.The pilot of the plane issued a mayday call and reported the plane's engine had died, according to Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning. The pilot said they were going to attempt to land on the east side of Lynn Canal in...
Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip conference Monday evening, but that the decision was being reevaluated daily. Earlier in the day, Coast Guard Petty Officer Steve Lehmann said the search was going on under "the highest level of optimism." He declined to say how long...
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Juneau 4th of July Parade Grand Marshals named

...Petersburg. Sztuk flew wheel and later sea planes in the Pacific during efforts to rescue downed pilots.? Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Jeremy Frank, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan serving with the Redeploment Assistance and Inspection...
Search begins for pilot in trouble over Prince William Sound

...Anchorage television station KTUU reported the pilot of a Cessna 180 reported he was near Perry Island. Coast Guard Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert said the pilot was the only person on the airplane.The Coast Guard searched with an MH-60...
Tanker spews flammable liquid after Houston crash

...tanks that ruptured in the vessel's collision with a 623-foot Liberian bulk carrier, Conti Peridot, Coast Guard Petty Officer Manda Emery said.Three cargo tanks on the vessel were ruptured, releasing an unknown quantity of the gasoline...
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No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...Juneau resident Paul Keithahn 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...
Juneau police arrest tour boat captain for DUI

...arrested by police after the U.S. Coast Guard took control of the tour boat outside Auke Bay near Juneau, Coast Guard Petty Officer Diana Honings said.The Coast Guard boarded the vessel after receiving the tip, she said."They did a field...
From the archives: Grounded tanker spills 270,000 barrels of oil off Alaska

...the terminal operate for nine days before the line has to shut down, said Alyeska spokesman Tom Brennan.Coast Guard Petty Officer John Gonzales said the tanker's captain was experienced and may have been maneuvering to avoid icebergs from Columbia...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers accused of failing to salvage game meat after they dumped a barely salvaged deer and four whole ducks on Montana Creek Road last...
Text of Gov. Parnell's address

...last year:? VPSO Tom Madole? Trooper Tage Toll? Pilot Mel NadingWe also witnessed the courage of Coast Guard Petty Officer Third Class Travis Obendorf, who we lost following a search and rescue mission.We saw that courage last July...
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