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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-20/sens-begich-murkowski-call-action-trans
State
GOP candidates square off for last time

...security 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-15/gop-candidates-square-last-time
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-11/value-volunteer-firefighters
Opinion
James J Vuille

...in 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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172078832
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-07/juneau-police-arrest-tour-boat-captain-
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-06/coast-guard-3-overdue-boaters-found-uni
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-01/my-turn
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-07-20/special-thanks-friends-flotation
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-15/coast-guard-frees-sailboat-trapped-arct
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-09/man-gets-4-life-terms-coast-guard-death
State

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