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Cutter Roanoke Island leaves Homer on last voyage

...members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island.She set sail Wednesday morning...preparation, on Wednesday morning the Roanoke Island passed inside the green can - the...good-bye to fathers and husbands. The Roanoke Island's crew will sail both the Pacific...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...service, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island ends its tour of duty. Sometime...Island Class patrol boat, the 110-foot Roanoke Island will be replaced in Homer by a...Sector San Juan, Puerto Rico. The current Roanoke Island crew will take the ship to Baltimore...
Updated: Reporter, cameraman in Virginia killed on air; police chasing suspect

...41-year-old Vester Lee Flanagan II of Roanoke, who appeared on air at the TV station...suspect is Vester Lee Flanagan II, 41, of Roanoke, said Becky Coyner with dispatch and...several years."The station is based in Roanoke, Virginia, and serves the southwest...
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Photo: Towing a buoy

Members of the Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island, aboard one of the cutter's small boats recoverd a NOAA buoy Thursday that had been off station for three days. The crew towed the buoy to Homer.
This Day in History

...scheduled to be used at the Treadwell and the Alaska-Juneau Mines. In the nation In 1586, English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island, N.C., after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in America. In 1953, Julius and Ethel...
Coast Guard recovers weather buoy

...Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration buoy about 30 miles to Homer on Thursday. The buoy was adrift since Monday and was more than 10 miles off station. It was recovered by the cutter Roanoke Island, a patrol boat home-ported in Homer.
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Guiding forces behind '02 grads

...influential, or just friendly. Soboleff Levy, 18, will attend Hollins University, a small, selective women's college in Roanoke, Va., on a full-tuition scholarship. "I'm thinking history, possibly a minor in some facet of business," Soboleff...
Fowler, Williams wed

...of Jim and Susi Gregg Fowler of Juneau. She graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and attended Hollins University in Roanoke, Va.The groom is the son of Gregory and Lucia Williams of Philadelphia, Penn. He graduated from Germantown Friends School...
This Day in History

...In the nation In 1587, Virginia Dare became the first child of English parents to be born on American soil, on what is now Roanoke Island, N.C. In 1846, U.S. forces led by Gen. Stephen W. Kearney captured Santa Fe, N.M. In 1894, Congress established...
In the Stacks: Non-fiction for children readers.) "The Lost Colony of Roanoke," by Jean Fritz and Hudson Talbott...tried to found a colony on the island of Roanoke, but it seemed doomed to failure from...years later, when a supply ship called on Roanoke, all 115 of the new colonists had vanished...


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