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Firefighters battle two Juneau wildfires the news recently when three boaters became stranded and were rescued by the Coast Guard on June 27. A Coast Guard spokeswoman told the Empire at the time that the men had started a fire to stay warm as they awaited help.Thompson said he...
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins remove the activists from the ship and to forbid further boardings.Chief Petty Officer Sara Mooers, a Coast Guard spokeswoman based in Seattle, said early Friday afternoon that they had not received a 96-hour notice of arrival from the...
Photo: Unrest continues

U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman PA1 Sara Francis points to an image Monday of the Drift River Terminal site at a news conference concerning Mount Redoubt in Anchorage...
Former soldier says he reported allegations

...didn't need to go to," Blaylock said.When asked to comment on the Guard's policy on credit card charges, a Guard spokeswoman sent this statement:"We are redirecting our efforts from looking into anonymous and/or unsubstantiated claims...
Guard mulls closing Kodiak golf course

...course is supposed to be self-sustaining and have Coast Guard members and dependents as majority users, Coast Guard spokeswoman Lt. Veronica Colbath said.But besides losing money since 2010, customer logs show that 60 percent of users aren't...
Soldier mauled by bear at base in Alaska

...condition were immediately available.The soldier was participating in a land navigation exercise, according to Guard spokeswoman Maj. Candis Olmstead. The exercise involves giving soldiers compasses and maps and timing them as they make their...
Soldier mauled by bear was wearing Army protective gear

...defending her two young cubs, base officials said.Wendeborn's injuries are not life-threatening, National Guard spokeswoman Maj. Candis Olmstead said. Wendeborn, 26, was not armed and had no ammunition. But he was well-shielded by...
Guard deployment planned

...deployment have not come in, but officials expect them soon and wanted to tell everyone now so they can prepare, said Guard spokeswoman Kalei Brooks. "More so than active-duty folks, these are going to be people's neighbors, teachers, that...
Noat runs aground on Coast Guard base The 42-foot Hail Mary ran aground on the shore of the nation's largest Coast Guard base in Kodiak. Coast Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis said the crew of the seiner radioed in at 10:12 a.m. Tuesday that the boat had gone aground on...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...bodies were later spotted in the area, the Coast Guard said. The vessel Arctic Rose had 15 people on board, Coast Guard spokeswoman Marshalena Delaney said. An emergency locator beacon from the vessel began signaling at 3:30 a.m. in an area...


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