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Little oil, no impact: Officials say Auke Bay unfazed by Feb. 22 spill

...commercial fisherman, according to Coast Guard regulations.In Southeast Alaska, from Yakutat to the border, Coast Guard Sector Juneau responds to about 100 pollution spills per year, said Wadlow, a Coast Guard spokesperson with the 17th District. The...
Planes will fly without DHS budget

...In it, he spoke of the potential furlough. There are 88,000 Coast Guard members working worldwide.Coast Guard Sector Juneau consists of about 250 members."If our appropriations lapse, Coast Guard men and women standing watch globally will...
Officials expect minimal damage from Auke Bay oil spill

...concern is containing the spill and mitigating damage to the environment," said Lt. Mickey Sanders of the Coast Guard Sector Juneau Response Department. "We are working with our state and local partners to investigate spill and determine its source...
For new Coast Guard head, mission still the same Coast Guardsmen in the state. He noted that Juneau has about 300 members that either work at district command, Sector Juneau, Station Juneau or the cutter Liberty, which is homeported in Auke Bay."That's a huge presence," he said...
Sloshed row boater rescued from Gastineau Channel

...1:50 a.m. and took him to police officers waiting at Aurora Harbor, according to a statement from Coast Guard Sector Juneau.The man was taken to the hospital per his request once he was on shore, the Juneau Police Department said in a news...
Tour vessel runs aground near Juneau

...then escorted it safely back to Auke Bay.Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center watchstanders were alerted to the situation...miles of visibility.The agency's statement said Sector Juneau crews have responded to numerous vessel grounding reports...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing boater members of Mr. Keithahn," Commander Marc Burd, Sector Juneau's Chief of Response, said in a statement.The search...boat was found. It ended up being a false alarm."Sector Juneau and the SEADOGS were using an underwater camera to check...
No sign of missing Auke Bay boater

...vessel," Eggert said.The Coast Guard is asking anyone who saw Keithahn or his vessel over the weekend to call the Sector Juneau Command Center at 907-463-2980.Authorities did not have a picture of Keithahn to release. Eggert described him...
Coast Guard, Samaritans assist vessel near Sitka

...good Samaritan vessels helped a fishing vessel after it took on water Tuesday morning near Cosmos Cove.Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a report from the crew of the endangered vessel, the Sandra L, that they had beached their...
Coast Guard, partners searching for missing boaters in Southeast Alaska

...reported overdue near Ketchikan Monday evening. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders received an overdue report from...regarding the whereabouts of Bishop and Wright should contact Sector Juneau at 907-463-2980.


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