Sens Begich, Murkowski call for action on transboundary mines

...the Red Chris Project. Begich, as chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries and the Coast Guard, plans to hold a hearing on the transboundary mines to continue the conversation and open a place for constructive...
GOP candidates square off for last time is the national debt. It is preventing us from building the icebreakers we need and giving more resources to the Coast Guard," he said.On energy issues, Sullivan said the U.S. is starting to see a renaissance in energy and that Alaska...
The value of volunteer firefighters

...public events, providing station tours, instructing and training people from private industry, responding with the Coast Guard, standing by for high-risk police operations, helping shape state legislation and attending regional disaster...
James J Vuille 1941 and moved with his parents to Juneau. Jim graduated with the class in 1947 from Juneau.Jim enlisted in the Coast Guard in Juneau in 1948. He spent 20 months of his enlistment here in Juneau aboard the cutter Wachassets and buoy tender...
Juneau police arrest tour boat captain for DUI

...Guard took control of the tour boat outside Auke Bay near Juneau, Coast Guard Petty Officer Diana Honings said.The Coast Guard boarded the vessel after receiving the tip, she said."They did a field sobriety test, and there were some issues...
Coast Guard: 3 overdue boaters found uninjured

...back by midnight Monday, and were reported overdue. The Coast Guard launched the cutter and a response boat from Valdez along with a helicopter from Cordova to search.The Coast Guard identified the men onboard as 40-year-old John...
My Turn: Getting results for the Southeast

...Southeast Alaska communities.At the top of the list is funding for the critical operations of the U.S. Coast Guard. The Coast Guard is on schedule to be modernized, including the addition of three new Fast Response Cutters in Southeast. The Pacific...
A special thanks to friends with flotation

...gallon-an-hour pump ready to expel any incoming water. After making the hour and a half run from downtown Juneau, the Coast Guard stood by in case we needed extra help. In the end, all of the things we did to avoid taking on water were rendered...
Coast Guard frees sailboat trapped in Arctic ice

...Northwest Passage.It became trapped in ice 40 miles northeast of Barrow, the northernmost city in the United States.The Coast Guard cutter Healy reached the sailboat, and with the Altan Girl in tow, on Saturday cut a 12-mile path through ice...
Man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...investigation led by the FBI and the Coast Guard Investigative Service, with support...officer who continued service to the Coast Guard as a civilian employee.According...years in the Navy and 13 with the Coast Guard. Upon discharge in 1990, he...


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