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Coast Guard invades Juneau for 'roundup'

...expect to see Juneau's downtown waterfront crowded with ships bearing the crossed anchors and red stripe of the U.S. Coast Guard. For the first time since 2012, the Coast Guard is hosting its Buoy Tender Roundup in the capital city.From...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-08-02/coast-guard-invades-juneau-roundup
Local
Officials arrest 4 in Kodiak drug raid

...Alaska Dispatch News reported. The police served search warrants on three homes Sunday with support from the FBI and U.S. Coast Guard, according to a statement from the department.Officials seized 120 grams of heroin, 146 grams of methamphetamine...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-29/officials-arrest-4-kodiak-drug-raid
State
Letter: Faster response needed when tragedy strikes

...as well as help from local and state police and other volunteer groups. The fact that the Juneau Police Department, U.S. Coast Guard, or the Alaska State Troopers did not send help in the search, rescue or recovery of Jake once they received...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-07-29/letter-faster-response-needed-when-tr
Letters
NOAA to host Ted Stevens Day open house

...Fishermen, University of Alaska, Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Sitka Sound Science Center, and U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. The Ted Stevens Foundation will provide refreshments.The facility is located north of Juneau at...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/noaa-host-ted-stevens-day-open-house
Outdoors
Japan's secret campaign against the U.S.

...take from other more conventional weapons. The Japanese also hoped to send float planes from submarines just off the U.S. coast. This was done once in 1942 - a float plane dropped a few bombs on Oregon soil, then returned to the sub. But the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-22
State | Local
Police and fire dispatches for July 21, 2015

...woods off the trail. Troopers, Southeast Alaska Dogs Organized for Ground Search, Juneau Mountain Rescue and the U.S. Coast Guard responded to help. Luce was found at 4:21 a.m. Monday morning and escorted to the beach by searchers. He...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-21/police-and-fire-dispatches-july-21-2015
Local
Coast Guard calls off search for overboard Oregon man

ANCHORAGE- The U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday suspended its search for an Oregon man who went overboard in Alaska.Adam Lord, 30, and his 10-year-old...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-20/coast-guard-calls-search-overboard-oreg
State
Juneau man dies in Windfall Lake

...Windfall Lake when his skiff hit an unknown object in the water, according to an Alaska State Troopers report.The U.S. Coast Guard reported an overboard boater to Ketchikan Troopers dispatch at about 11:45 p.m. Friday.Investigation revealed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-18/juneau-man-dies-windfall-lake
Local
Photo: Super yachts

...replica commissioned by Ed Kastelein and built at the Van der Graaf BV shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, Netherlands. The orginal was built in 1903 and served the U.S. Navy 1917 to 1919 and the U.S. Coast Guard from 1941 to 1947.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-07-15/photo-super-yachts
Local
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for July 20, 2015

...to rescuers. We only wish they didn't have to work so hard. Last week, we saw Capital City Fire/Rescue, the U.S. Coast Guard, Juneau Mountain Rescue, Temsco Helicopters, Alaska State Troopers and the Juneau Police Department all active...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-07-20/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-j
Opinion

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