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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...
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...
Polar Star seeks ice north of the Arctic Circle

...nation's two heavy-duty icebreakers, is back in service and undergoing ice trials in the Arctic, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said Monday."They are actually now north of the Arctic Circle, looking for ice," said Coast Guard Chief Warrant...
Armed CG boats escort state ferries ships and sends divers to look for underwater bombs. But to protect the integrity of the mission, Coast Guard spokeswoman Gail Dale could not confirm if the Coast Guard is currently involved in either tactic. The guns are an unusual sight...
Crew bails out on listing ship

...Base in Anchorage. Guard crews carried rafts and survival kits, including food, water, flares and radios, said Guard spokeswoman Kalei Brooks. Early on, the Coast Guard alerted the clinic at the small town of Adak - a former Naval air station...
Ship salvage worker dies in fall

...him aboard the ship failed. He was flown to a nearby Coast Guard cutter with a surgeon and a clinic, said Coast Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis. However, he was declared dead about an hour later. The four-member salvage team had just completed...
Alaska Digest

...families. The hundreds of federally activated Alaska troops serving overseas are from all over the state, said Guard spokeswoman Kalei Brooks. Some are on four-month assignments, but most are slated to stay in the desert more than a year...


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