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Noat runs aground on Coast Guard base

...42-foot Hail Mary ran aground on the shore of the nation's largest Coast Guard base in Kodiak. Coast Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis said the crew of the seiner radioed in at 10:12 a.m. Tuesday that the boat had gone aground on Nyman Peninsula...
Coast Guard transports hypothermic man to Juneau

...service on Thursday afternoon for a 67-year-old man suffering from hypothermia.Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Sara Francis said the man was transported via helicopter from Angoon to Juneau for further medical care at Bartlett Regional Hospital...
Coast Guard plucks man off ship for aid

...ship 150 miles southeast of Kodiak Island and flown him to Kodiak for emergency medical care. Petty Officer 1st Class Sara Francis said Raul Sempio was suffering from symptoms of a stroke. He was reported in stable condition Wednesday at Providence...
Vessel seized by Coast Guard reaches waters off Aleutian Islands port, awaits processing Aleutian Islands port to await processing by federal authorities, the Coast Guard said Sunday.Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis said from Kodiak that the Bangun Perkasa remained three miles off Dutch Harbor as federal officials gather at the remote...
Vessel grounded on Alaska island reported injuries among the crew members, who are being examined at a clinic on Saint Paul Island. Petty Officer Sara Francis says the 112-foot stern trawler reported shortly after 4 a.m. Thursday that it was taking on water. Francis says...
Ship salvage worker dies in fall

...ship failed. He was flown to a nearby Coast Guard cutter with a surgeon and a clinic, said Coast Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis. However, he was declared dead about an hour later. The four-member salvage team had just completed an internal...
Coast Guard: 2 dead in shooting at Kodiak Island

...found at their work areas inside the Kodiak Island station early Thursday by another Coast Guard member, spokeswoman Sara Francis said.Officials believe a third person was involved in the shooting, she said, adding the rest of the roughly 60...
Fishing boat grounded on rocks near Kodiak

...of the Sylvia Star. The Coast Guard will conduct a flight over the Unimak Friday afternoon. Coast Guard spokeswoman Sara Francis says the skipper of the Unimak will also survey his grounded fishing vessel from the Sylvia Star. Weather officials...
Data recorder from helicopter crash site recovered

...afternoon by divers hired to recover it. "They found it in the water around the stern of the wreck," said Petty Officer Sara Francis. She said the box and its data would be made available to the National Transportation Safety Board, which is investigating...
Coast Guard, rescue team locates overdue boater near Sitka

...Saltshaker, and guided a Sitka Mountain Rescue boat crew to the location to provide assistance, Petty Officer First Class Sara Francis said in a release.The Coast Guard began searching for the man after the man's son contacted Sector Juneau to report...


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