Celebration of life to be held for lost hiker Sharon Buis

...State Troopers coordinated a four-day search for her that did not turn up any leads. The search team consisted of U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crews, Juneau Mountain Rescue and Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search.After the troopers...
USCG petty officers accused of wasting game avoid criminal convictions

Two U.S. Coast Guard petty officers accused of failing to salvage game meat after they...Schmidt and Hyde, engineers stationed aboard the Auke Bay homeported U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Liberty, told the authorities they dumped the game without...
Chieftain plans Taku River barge

...Alaska has input on not only barging issues, but (also on) the development of the mine," Munoz said. She said the U.S. Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation Division of Spill Prevention and Response, and the state's...
Sports on TV

...third round, at Belek, TurkeyMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL9 a.m., ESPNU - NCAA, Division III, Hampden-Sydney vs. U.S. Coast Guard Academy, at Aguadilla, Puerto Rico2 p.m., ESPNU - Presbyterian at Duke3 p.m., ESPN - Minnesota vs...
My Turn: 2013 broke records, 2014 won't

...million (24 percent) as nearly every component of this sector added jobs to the regional economy. An influx of 250 U.S. Coast Guard jobs since 2010 - jobs with high multiplier effects - have counteracted the loss of federal jobs in other areas...
Coast Guard Station Ketchikan gets two new boats

KETCHIKAN - Two recently-acquired 45-foot boats will serve as the new "primary assets" for the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Ketchikan.The boats will be used for missions ranging from law and fisheries enforcement to recreational boat...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...Facilities study and fund strategic investments in an Alaskan Deep-Draft Arctic Port system. A separate and brief U.S. Coast Guard study earlier this year too had concurred that a deep-draft seaport would furnish a variety of benefits, including...
Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 11

...Free. Details: 586-6623, Coast Guard Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6:30-8:30 p.m., U.S. Coast Guard Station Juneau Buoy Deck, 345 Egan Drive. Those...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Nov. 10, 2014 good work by the National Weather Service and the U.S. Coast Guard, no serious accidents were reported. People took...Snowden was successfully plucked from a nearby beach by a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter and treated at a hospital for serious...
Smoke on the water

...Alaska's road system will have to be produced locally - unless the vendor is willing to break the law.Thank the U.S. Coast Guard."We are going to continue to enforce federal laws in all navigable waters of the U.S.," explained Chief...


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