Sitkans help give soldiers survival lessons

...Littlefield volunteered their survival knowledge from the Tlingit culture. Other organizations pitching in were the U.S. Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Sitka Police Department and the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association...
Coast Guard suspends search for missing kayaker

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for an overdue kayaker in Knik Arm near Anchorage.The Coast Guard says the search area covered more...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...designed to make an impact in ways his speeches and ominous warnings have not. The president also was to board a U.S. Coast Guard vessel to tour Kenai Fjords National Park, where swaths of an immense ice field are melting at alarming rates...
As president comes to Anchorage, spots of Juneau rise to surface

...Commission and former Juneau mayor, concluded a science expo in the NANA Regional Corp. offices.Representatives of the U.S. Coast Guard from Juneau are also expected to attend Monday's conference, as are scientists based in the capital city.The...
44th in the 49th

...heavy icebreakers.The President is also expected to promote an ongoing effort by the Office of Coast Survey and U.S. Coast Guard to complete new nautical charts for shipping routes into and through the Arctic.In Seward, the President will...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

WASHINGTON - With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska this week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.Obama will become the first sitting president to visit the Alaska Arctic when he travels to Kotzebue - population 3,153 - just north of the Arctic Circle at the end of his three-day trip. He'll kick off the visit Monday with a speech to a State Department-hosted conference on climate change and the Arctic.
Empire Editorial: We wish you were here, Mr. President

...warning us that convenient crab and shellfish may disappear from our waters before the midpoint of this century. The U.S. Coast Guard has its Alaska headquarters here in Juneau, and they're the ones who will be watching over the ships traversing...
'Missing' hikers found in tent

...Members of the Alaska State Troopers, SEADOGS, the U.S. Coast Guard and Juneau Mountain Rescue responded to a search...innocuous ending.According to Trooper dispatches and a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman, John Perrin, 29, Jessica Zoss, 37...
My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...can be credited to hard work, especially by the U.S. Coast Guard District 17 based in Juneau. Currently, the U.S. Coast Guard is considering specific shipping rules for Alaska's...
Coast Guard rescues heart attack victim near Juneau

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a man who was "experiencing symptoms of a heart attack" near Juneau on Wednesday.According to an email from the...


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