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US Coast Guard cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

NOME - Residents of a remote Alaska community very near Russia found a unique way to gets some recycled waste off-island. They asked the Coast Guard to transport it. The U.S.
Photo: Still searching

A HH-60J Jayhawk from the US Coast Guard base in Sitka flies up the Mount Roberts ridgeline as seen from downtown Juneau on Wednesday as the search for missing hiker Sharon Buis continues into a fourth day.
The dos and H2don'ts of Alaskan waters

...water safety Morgan teaches, and she's not alone. Mike Folkerts, a recreational boating safety specialist with the US Coast Guard takes a hardline stance on life vests. Federal and state laws now dictate that children younger than 13 must wear...
My Turn: The heart of the Southeast Alaska economy is its ocean

...positioned Southeast Alaska to be a maritime center. Retreating sea ice has increased accessibility to the Arctic and the US Coast Guard is increasing its presence in response. The Coast Guard has recently displaced the Forest Service our number one federal...
Holst's retirement unlikely to be quiet

...almost immediately upon her arrival in town in 1978, a move prompted by her husband Butch's relocation through the US Coast Guard. Initially, however, she wasn't thrilled to be here."I cried all the way down the Garden State Parkway...
Finding family: A father-daughter reunion

...want to go for too long either, though he's got a life back in Texas, he's hoping that his retirement from the US Coast Guard will allow him to spend more time with his only daughter."I'm not rich but I'm not financially broke," Taylor...
US Coast Guard transfers fish piracy case to China

ANCHORAGE - A vessel suspected of illegal driftnet fishing on the high seas was transferred to China by the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday.
Conway, Rankin wed

...Brockton, Mass. He is an active duty member of the US Coast Guard and serves as a physical therapy technician in New London...Evinger, a mutual friend of the couple who serves in the US Coast Guard, was the best man. The pair plan to make their home...
Whales Tails to be auctioned off Friday

...Printing.Bethany Rodriquez, "Patchwork Paratus": Rodriguez's piece celebrates Juneau's connection to the US Coast Guard, and includes rope knotwork. Willie's Marine was the sponsor.Fran Downey, Colleen Goldrich, Evelyn Rousso...
Walter (Walt) D. Wodrich

...continued working part-time until April this year when he was forced to quit due to ill health. In 1961 he joined the US Coast Guard and was stationed on the West Coast during the Vietnam War. During his time in the Coast Guard he came to Alaska and...


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