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MLK Day celebration planned

...a nationally-recognized day of remembering. The panelists include: Juneau Chief of Police Bryce Johnson; United States Coast Guard Veteran and State of Alaska Department of Revenue employee Naomi Sanders; University of Alaska PITAAS Program...
Free safety workshop for commercial fishermen

...commercial fishing vessels operating beyond the federal boundary line. It is offered free due to support from the United States Coast Guard, the Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development. and the National Institute of Occupational...
Death Notice: Oscar Peter Olsen

Oscar Peter Olsen passed away Aug. 24, 2014. He was 92.During Oscar's career, he served in the United States Coast Guard, owned and operated several logging camps throughout Southeast Alaska, was a member of the Operating Engineers...
Death Notices
Message in a bottle

...on a worn piece of paper."Hello," the note reads. "This message is not important to you. I am in the United States Coast Guard, Stationed at Point Retreat Light Station. The station is about 18 miles out of Juneau, Alaska. If you have...
Fourth of July Schedule

...DriveDick Garrison will serve as the parade's grand marshal.Participants in this year's parade include: United States Coast Guard 17th District- Official Color Guard, Nels Becker 1947 Coupe, Sons of Norway, Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary...
Alaska Editorial: Kulluk report inspires no confidence for Arctic operations

The following editorial first appeared in the Anchorage Daily News:The United States Coast Guard didn't mince words in its report of the grounding of Shell's drilling rig, the Kulluk, in December 2012. The Coast Guard...
Thumbs up, thumbs down

...Captain Scott W. Bornemann turned over the leadership of Sector Juneau to Captain Shannan D. Greene during a United States Coast Guard Change of Command Ceremony on June 6 at Centennial Hall. And the entire Alaska district is now under the command...
David Raymond Richert

...raised on the family farm in North Branch, Minnesota.After graduating from high school, he enlisted in the United States Coast Guard and was stationed in California, Alaska, and New York City, serving ten years as a Radioman. While stationed...
Arctic military policy discussed

A heavy polar icebreaker reactivated last December will be ready for service by summer, United States Coast Guard Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo told members of the Alaska State Legislature's joint Armed Services Committee during its first meeting...
Blessing of the Fleet set for May 4

...Clements, John Winther Jr., Tom and Dorothy Osborne and Eric McDowell will be placed on the memorial this year.United States Coast Guard Capt. Phil Thorne will be the speaker at the event.Participating in the Blessing of the Fleet this year will...


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