French sailor had no fear in leaping to rescue boat

ANCHORAGE - The French sailor who made a daring jump from high up the rigging pole of his disabled ship to a rescue boat said he wasn't frightened by the 20-foot...
Frenchman leaps from sailboat to ship off Alaska

...Pioneer sent a support ship, the Tor Viking, to rescue the sailor.Video shot by the Coast Guard shows the Frenchman on the rigging...stands up.Steenson said the pilot of the C-130 told her the sailor placed his cat inside either his sweater or coat before making...
Juneau swimmers prepare for state

...Camille COLHS 1:01.826 Angaiak, Abigail WVHS 1:02.657 Hanson, Olivia DHS 1:03.058 Chappell, Eliza JDHS 1:04.239 Sailor, Morgan SHS 1:04.3310 Watson, Cassie SAHS 1:04.5511 Beardslee, Taylor TMHS 1:04.8312 Rohde, Aleah DHS 1:05...
Book review: Ernestine Hayes' 'Blonde Indian

...mail-order acceptance following send-away instructions. / We searched for our mislaid culture in shelved boxes of pilot bread. / Sailor Boy, Tang, Libby's corned beef---traditional foods / of our colonized cupboard."With "Blonde Indian," which was...
Shooter's family says he suffered from depression

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - The family of the gunman who killed four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga says he had suffered from depression for many years and "was not the son we knew and loved.""It grieves us...
Not For Web
'Sailor Talk' lecture highlights trans-Atlantic trip by local couple

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will host the second "Sailor Talk" event of the season from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday...Silverbow. Arrive before 6 p.m. to order food.SEAS "Sailor Talks" are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories...
Letters from USS Juneau sailor could come to city

...received a package of copies of letters originally sent by a sailor on the doomed U.S.S. Juneau (CL-52), months before...Blohm, the woman who received about 15 handwritten letters from sailor William George Meeker Jr. of Harrison, N.J. during World...
'Sail Repair and Maintenance' the topic of upcoming 'Sailor Talk'

SouthEast Alaska Sailing will be hosting their third 'Sailor Talk' event of the season from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday...this time. This event is free and open to the public. SEAS 'Sailor Talks' are an opportunity to share knowledge and stories during...
AWOL sailor found living in Fairbanks

FAIRBANKS - A passport application investigation has led to the arrest of an AWOL sailor running from a Navy investigation. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports 26-year-old Royce Allen Eagle of Virginia has...
Regional News
Rescuers struggle to aid stricken sailor

JUNEAU - The Coast Guard said a rescue helicopter rushed to help a stricken sailor off Sitka, but a flight surgeon who had been lowered into his boat was unable to revive him. The guard said 72-year-old Sitka...


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