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Family of teen killed on Auke Lake sues city, two others

...other users of Auke Lake. According to police reports, Herring had very little experience using a Jet Ski and no experience towing passengers. He drove the Jet Ski at about 40 mph with the two teens attached at the back and "failed to anticipate the trajectory...
Anchorage leaders consider towing crackdown

...reviving an effort to crack down on city towing companies.Assemblymen Dick Traini ordinance that's intended to make towing more "humane" for drivers, The Anchorage...Traini and Honeman want to set limits on towing companies' charges, toughen enforcement...
Alaskan survival story

...couple hundred yards away.But he was also towing his son's kayak. In his right hand...example."Neary also pointed out that towing another kayak is challenging even in good...The tow rope should be affixed to the towing paddler, not the towing kayak, and a...
Panel collects details of Shell drill ship towing procedures

ANCHORAGE - A towing plan for a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill...from the center, broke away from its towing vessel in 20-foot swells Dec. 27...faced by the Kulluk and its 360-foot towing vessel, the Aiviq.The decision to begin...
James Francis Trivette

...ocean going boat and took the family camping and fishing in the mountains and in the coastal waters of CA. He was proficient in towing a large camper and heavy boat all around the freeways of Southern California. He had over 250,000 miles on the old Chevy...
Emergency towing exercises set for this week ship, tugboat and helicopter will take part in emergency towing system exercises Wednesday and Thursday in Gastineau designed to develop the best procedure for deploying the towing system on a cruise ship in emergencies. For more information...
Grounded towing vessel spills up to 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel near Nome's harbor

NOME - A towing vessel went aground on rocks near Nome's harbor and spilled up to 1,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the ocean, officials said...
Statter Harbor to get boardwalk, pavilion

...said chief project designer Dick Somerville of PND Engineers. The lot will also have 12 feet by 50 feet spaces for vehicles towing trailers. The driving lanes between the spaces will be 8 feet wider than those in Amalga Harbor to make them more accessible...
Coast Guard searching for Craig hunter last seen near Behm Canal

The Coast Guard is actively searching for a Craig man who went missing during a hunting trip and was last seen towing salvaged bear meat on a seven-foot skiff near Behm Canal.The man's hunting companion, a Michigan resident in his 50s who...
Boater finds body of southeast Alaska hunter

...51-year-old Adrian Knopps of Grand Ledge, Mich.Hagan was last seen on a 7-foot skiff loaded with 600 pounds of bear meat and towing a kayak that carried a heavy bear hide.He was heading for the 44-foot Abundance anchored three miles off the mouth of the...
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