Police & Fire for Thursday, May 28, 2015

...Troopers that his vessel was taking on water and he was unsure if he could get it under control. Troopers contacted the U.S. Coast Guard and stayed on scene while Williams got the flooding under control. Troopers then escorted Williams and his vessel...
Photos: Memorial Day salute

...Valley hosted one of several Memorial Day ceremonies held across Juneau. Seen with Hand are three members of the U.S. Coast Guard, including (at right) Lt. Joey Schlosser.
Protester leaves Shell ship; one remains and the safety of others while trespassing on private property. We appreciate the professionalism of the U.S. Coast Guard and local law enforcement in de-escalating this incident - especially on a holiday weekend when it's probable...
Empire Editorial: If Seattle doesn't want Shell, head north to the future

...on the anchor chain of an oil-drilling support ship finally left her post of protest with the assistance of the U.S. Coast Guard.The fact is, if Alaskans thought standing on an anchor chain was enough to convince Shell to leave Seattle, flights...
My Turn: New definition for military 'Dereliction of Duty'

...2,000 college students majoring in "climatology").In his commencement address to the 218 graduates of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, he identified climate change as an immediate (sic!) national security threat, citing recent bad storms...
Coast Guard rescues man near Sitka

According to an email from a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, an Air Station Sitka Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued a man complaining of chest pain on Sunday.In the email, Petty...
Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...the area with the help of Temsco Helicopters, but rescuers determined they could not safely reach Rasmussen. The U.S. Coast Guard responded and rescued Rasmussen about 7:10 p.m. Rasmussen was not injured.Sex crime? At 2:50 p.m. Tuesday...
Coast Guard floats boating safety guide

Juneau's usual rain showers feel like a thing of the distant past, but the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Juneau is asking boaters to remember that while the weather is warm, the water isn't.In the middle of National Boating...
Obama: Climate change a security threat warming are putting at risk the United States and the military sworn to defend it, he told cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Failure to act would be "dereliction of duty," their commander in chief said.He said climate change...
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USCG shares safe boating tips

In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2015, the U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska are encouraging and promoting safe boating practices to protect lives at sea, according...


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