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Ferry worker union rejects tentative contract

JUNEAU - A union representing the licensed captains and officers who work on the Alaska Marine Highway System has rejected a tentative contract agreement - and has not ruled out a...
Woman hurt by whale under boat

...watched a group of whales dive and resurface. The whales began to approach the boat and captain Scotty Davis, a licensed captain for five years, put the craft in reverse, Pitts said. "He was trying to back away, but just couldn't get backed...
My Turn: IFQs a bad idea for sports anglers, worse for charters

...charter fleet" catching fish. Sport fishermen are catching fish, using the services of a U.S Coast Guard-licensed captain (who must possess a state sportfish business owner/guide license, among many other credentials), to access...
Photos: Waiting for water fishing, kayaks, wet bar and dining seating for eight, two queen bed staterooms and two singles with full bathrooms, and a hot tub. Stephens is a 200-ton Coast Guard Licensed Captain and was also a U.S. Air Force Navigator.
Candidate Binkley has experience, integrity

...board of directors of the Alaska-Siberia Research Center since 1990. John has been a U.S. Merchant Marine-licensed captain since 1972. A private pilot with over 3,000 hours, he has multi-engine, instrument and float ratings. He...
Gordon Bok and Carol Rohl tell musical tales of the Sea

...often joined by her husband. She has also spent her share of time on the water, as she was a U.S. Coast Guard licensed captain for seven years, working at the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School in Rockland, Maine. "Carol was the first...
My turn: How to die in a boat in Alaska, it can also be safer then driving in a car. Be smart, be safe. Sen. Fred Dyson, R-Eagle River, is a licensed captain and serves on the governor's Boating Safety Council. He lived on boats as a child. He fished commercially for...


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