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Coast Guard to present public service award to Sitka Mountain Rescue

...will present a Meritorious Public Service Award to Sitka Mountain Rescue at 3 p.m. today at Air Station Sitka, for injured hunter on Oct. 15. Three members of Sitka Mountain Rescue located the injured hunter on a cliff face at an...
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...
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...
Cold Ordeal

...mission, said Coast Guard and Sitka Mountain Rescue officials who were on the...was able to climb out, said Sitka Mountain Rescue Capt. Don Kluting. Hoyt...called the Coast Guard and Sitka Mountain Rescue as well as Petersburg Search...
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...
Man rescued from boat sinking near Sitka

...from the Zimovia at about 11 p.m. Monday that it was taking on water. The agency launched a helicopter and Sitka Mountain Rescue personnel overheard the call and launched two boats. The Coast Guard says its helicopter pinpointed the location...
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Sitka police officer rescued after fall

...falling near Alpine Lake, about 10 miles north of Sitka. The U.S. Coast Guard, medics and members of the Sitka Mountain Rescue, responded to the scene. Ferguson's fall was reported about 8:40 p.m. Thursday night. A Jayhawk helicopter...
Bear harrassing campers at Brent's Beach cabin killed

...cabin being harrassed by the bear, which was outside and causing damage to the structure. Two members of the Sitka Mountain Rescue Team were dispatched to the area with rifles to assist the campers. The team arrived to find the bear still in...
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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...


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