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Coast Guard rescues three from island in Favorite Channel

...residents to tell family, friends or the harbor master about trip plans, including arrival and departure times.Sector Juneau public affairs officer Lt. Jennifer Ferreira said the three men who were rescued had limited survival gear on them...
Coast Guard rescues three from St. James Bay

...afternoon.Petty Officer 3rd Class Meredith Manning, a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard in Alaska, said the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a notice about 3:30 p.m. that the boat and its three occupants were in trouble.According...
Coast Guard rescues 4 from sinking vessel near Lituya Bay emergency medical services at Air Station Sitka.Sector Juneau watchstanders received a mayday call from the captain...offshore," said Scott Giard, command duty officer, Sector Juneau in the release. "This case is a perfect example of...
Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

Juneau's usual rain showers feel like a thing of the distant past, but the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Juneau is asking boaters to remember that while the weather is warm, the water isn't.In the middle of National Boating Safety Week...
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...
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...
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...


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