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Coast Guard rescues two stranded fishermen

...boat Mirage was aground on Low Island about 10 miles west of Sitka.The Coast Guard sent a small boat crew with Sitka Mountain Rescue members to respond to the incident, but the boat was unable to reach the Mirage due to low tide. The Coast Guard...
Hiker hurt in fall medevaced near Sitka

...the area heard Chris yelling, and came to help, Sitka Mountain Rescue director Don Kluting said today. Rescuers said...that included Coast Guard, Sitka Fire Department, Sitka Mountain Rescue and the doctor from SEARHC-Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital...
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Police continue investigation into Sitka woman missing for 9 months

...reported seeing her early the next morning. A few days later her car was spotted on the Nelson Logging Road. Sitka Mountain Rescue, Sitka police, family and other volunteers searched several areas of town extensively over the following weeks...
Coast Guard honors four civilians for rescuing family

...turbulence and limited visibility forced the crew to return to base, the Coast Guard said.The Coast Guard called Sitka Mountain Rescue to help out, said Kluting, SMR director. Kluting was joined by other members Orbison and Gangle to head to Nakwasina...
Missing Sitkan's family still hoping a year later on Oct. 14, 2012, and by friends in the early hours of the next day.Sitka police, family members, Sitka Mountain Rescue and other volunteers have conducted extensive searches of the area around Sitka since then, but no significant clues...
Coast Guard rescues 2 injured boaters near Sitka

...Kiwi was able to tow the Atlantis to a nearby beach where the Jayhawk crew was able to reach the injured boaters. Sitka Mountain Rescue towed the vessel back to Sitka. Weather reported at the time of the incident was 12 mph winds and a temperature...
5 stranded hikers rescued on mountain near Sitka

...from the ridge and taken to Sitka by 3:30 p.m.Alaska State Troopers coordinated the effort, and also had Sitka Mountain Rescue volunteers ready to conduct a ground rescue if the hoist wasn't possible.
Coast Guard, rescue team locates overdue boater near Sitka

...helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka located the man aboard his 32-foot fishing vessel, 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...

...Station Sitka rescue helicopter crew transported a Sitka Mountain Rescue team to Mount Bassie at 7:05 this morning. The...this morning when weather conditions improved. The Sitka Mountain Rescue team planned to escort the remaining hikers down...
Photo: Located by gunfire

...rescuers found the two men about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday near Indian River, a mile southeast of Sitka. Members of Sitka Mountain Rescue asked the Coast Guard for help in locating the two hunters. Rescuers found the two, who were uninjured, by communicating...


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