Search on for Wrangell fisherman are up against some extreme weather, but we train year-round to locate and assist missing mariners," Commander Marc Burd, the search and rescue mission coordinator for Coast Guard Sector Juneau, said Monday in a prepared statement.A Coast...
Mike Coffey named Southeast Region Director

Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Commissioner Marc Luiken named Mike Coffey as the Southcoast region director on Wednesday.His first day in the position will be Oct. 1.According...
My turn: Pipeline pitfalls plentiful as state takes on larger role

...of Alaska and served in the U.S. Senate; Jim Clark served as Frank Murkowski's chief of staff while governor of Alaska; Marc Langland is CEO of Northrim Bank; and Perry Green is with Green Furriers of Anchorage.
Unsung Heroes of the Trails: Marc Scholten

Treadwell Ditch Trail may have a reputation for darkness, but Marc Scholten is the man letting in the light.On a recent day, as we walked the trail from its Gastineau Meadows access point to...
GonZo wins barista throwdown

...of coffee."We had a great time last night at Coppa," said Marc Wheeler, co-owner of Coppa. "It was a ton of fun playing...coco mocha with coconut oil and Brazilian coffee; Third place: Marc Wheeler's (Coppa) "Irish bomb" with dark beer, vanilla...
Aleknagik Wood River Bridge opens

...traffic.The Aleknagik Wood River Bridge was formally opened during a ceremony last week. Political figures and DOT director Marc Luiken cut the ribbon to open the bridge, a 440-foot span that connects the two sides of the village of Aleknagik.The opening...
India Busby receives barista certification

...She is the first Coppa barista to receive this certification. "We're proud of India for achieving this milestone," said Marc Wheeler, co-owner of Coppa. "It's great to see her hard work and dedication to the craft of coffee recognized."To become...
Scientists ask for public help with sick otters

...or dead sea otters in the Kachemak Bay region, reported KBBI-AM."We're finding otters all over the Homer area," said Marc Webber of Homer. "They're found from outer Bishop's Beach all the way around the spit on both sides and around the shores...
Researchers investigate uptick in stranded and dying otters

...reported so far in 2015, the Peninsula Clarion reported.Homer-based U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service deputy refuge manager Marc Webber says the otters are probably ill, though they were not skinny or showing obvious signs of poor health."When this thing...
Fuel from sunken vessel removed

...environmental damage. "Our focus is on the safety of the mariners who use the waterways and the environment," said Cmdr. Marc Burd, chief of response at Coast Guard Sector Juneau, in a prepared statement. "We are working with the 17th Coast Guard...


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