Photo: Healy departs

With the help of two tugboats, the polar icebreaker U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy leaves Juneau's downtown harbor Monday morning. The Healy was open for public tours on Friday. The ship stopped in Juneau during a return trip to...
Icebreaker to hold open house Friday

The Coast Guard icebreaker Healy will hold an open house on Friday as...and no pets are allowed onboard.The Healy is concluding a two-month mission during...elements in the environment.In July, the Healy tested oil spill-containment devices...
Photo: On the lookout

...Craig, 5, so he can look through the 20-power binoculars on the bridge of the polar icebreaker U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy during public tours on Friday. The ship stopped in Juneau during a return trip to its Seattle base after its Arctic West Summer...
Celebrity captured in letters of famed

...Theatre at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, followed by a Monday performance in Delta Junction and a Tuesday performance in Healy. "Fame" is but one part of the "Letters Aloud" series in which real letters by real people are brought to life on stage...
Connie Boochever Fellows include Hagen of Haines and Frankenstein of Sitka

...corporations," according to a release.The Alaska Literary Awards, also announced last week, were given to: Christine Byl of Healy (fiction), Alyse Knorr of Anchorage (poetry), Kyle Mellen of Fairbanks (fiction) and Jill Osier of Fairbanks (poetry...
US Coast Guard cutter reaches North Pole

SEATTLE - U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, based in Seattle, has arrived in the...surface ship to make the trip unaccompanied.Healy's crew and science party left Dutch Harbor...According to a Coast Guard press release, Healy is the country's newest high-latitude...
Restoration in the works for Healy sign

HEALY - The "Welcome To Healy" sign is looking for a little love - and it may finally have found...Chamber of Commerce has agreed to manage fundraising to restore the Healy sign, which is badly in need of renovation.Local businesses and...
Seasonal workers double Healy's population

HEALY - The population of Healy will double this summer when about 900 seasonal workers for Holland...the most noticeable changes is increased foot traffic at the busy Healy intersection, as seasonal employees walk to a local grocery and liquor...
Come tour the ice breaker Healy

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, a polar ice breaker, will be hosting...Arctic Ocean.During the past four months, Healy crewmembers conducted three primary at extreme northern latitudes.The Healy is scheduled to arrive at the cruise ship...
Healy at port in Juneau after 2 years

...the first time in two years, the USCGC Healy, a United States Coast Guard eventful tour up in the Arctic.The Healy, which is homeported in Seattle, made...the fuel. It (was) pretty wild."The Healy is currently the only active polar icebreaker...


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