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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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Search still on for lost plane

...Friday. When he didn't return, his friend reported it to the Coast Guard," said Marshalena Delaney, Coast Guard spokeswoman. The searchers have concentrated on the southeast tip of Admiralty Island in Frederick Sound and Stephens Passage...
Vessel seized by Coast Guard reaches waters off Aleutian Islands port, awaits processing

...was escorted to an Aleutian Islands port to await processing by federal authorities, the Coast Guard said Sunday.Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis said from Kodiak that the Bangun Perkasa remained three miles off Dutch Harbor as federal officials...


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