Coast Guard rescues hunter near Sitka

...69-year-old hunter reported overdue by his wife has been rescued from a mountain near Sitka.The Coast Guard conducted the rescue Wednesday.Petty Officer 1st Class Shawn Eggert says the man's wife told police he left to hunt Tuesday and she expected...
USFS reminds citizens of winter ice, cave safety

...pets. A significant number of emergency rescues occur each year on the glacier and nearby...will repeat the popular lake-ice safety rescue demonstration in conjunction with Capital City Fire and Rescue as winter progresses. Details about this...
Police & Fire for Friday, Nov. 21, 2014 was given to a woman on Franklin Street, and she was taken to BRH.? At 6:41 a.m. Wednesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue was dispatched for a fire alarm on Savikko Road, and no fire was found. Alarm activated by a hockey puck striking a pull station...
Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

...for her that did not turn up any leads. The search team consisted of U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews, Juneau Mountain Rescue and Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search.After the troopers called off the search, a volunteer effort cropped...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 was given to a man on Shell Simmons Drive, and he was taken to BRH.? At 7:38 a.m. Monday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to Foster Avenue for an EMS call, and a woman was assessed and refused transport.? At 9:49 a.m. Monday...
Police respond to two car crashes Tuesday

...about 2:20 p.m. Police said they found a white Toyota Camry upside down on its roof.Paramedics with Capital City Fire/Rescue took the 58-year-old driver, the only occupant of the vehicle, to BRH to be evaluated. Her injuries did not appear to...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 on Glacier Spur Road, and he was taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital.? At 6:20 a.m. Tuesday, Capital City Fire/Rescue responded to a single vehicle accident with injuries at the intersection of Egan Drive and Vanderbilt Road. Basic life support...
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan gets two new boats

...recreational boat safety and search and rescue, according to Senior Chief Boatswain's...they were more of a strictly search and rescue boat, heavy weather type response...platform for us."It can do the search and rescue, it can do the heavy weather, it can...
Disturbed man tased, taken into custody

...on the officer, and he was tased. The man was taken into protective custody."Paramedics and EMS from Capital City Fire/Rescue arrived on scene to care for the man. He was later taken to Bartlett Regional Hospital for a medical exam and treatment of...
CCFR frees child stuck in car seat

Capital City Fire/Rescue helped free a child whose finger got stuck in a car seat Saturday afternoon.The child had stuck his or her finger in a hole in...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback