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More, smaller icebergs could show up in Alaska tanker lanes rock, are hard to see."Those are the ones that could really booger up a ship," said Swanson, a former Coast Guard officer who was captain of the port in Valdez from 2002 to 2005.The trans-Alaska pipeline these days carries an average...

...the fight began outside.Ron Blackett, a Confederation of Clubs and Independents leader who is a former Army and Coast Guard officer, also reported hearing one or two pistol shots followed by a blast of assault rifle fire from where he was parked...
25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...shipments, said Mark Swanson, director of the Prince William Sound Regional Cizens Advisory Council and a former Coast Guard officer.When the tanker ran aground, for instance, spill response equipment was buried under snow. Alyeska Pipeline...
Murphy is out, Johnson stays and Ogle is in assembly member Ray Tauriainen was between two self-identifying conservatives. Wayne Ogle, a retired Coast Guard officer and former municipal public works director, who based his campaign on the idea that the local government should...

KODIAK - In the ocean's depths, Andy Joca is on top of the world.On Aug. 24, the Coast Guard officer hauled in a world record: a 13.2-pound starry flounder that is the largest ever taken with a spear gun. The record fish was...
Lawyers argue over moving St. Paul murder trial

...the trial of a man accused of murdering a U.S. Coast Guard officer moved from the town of St. Paul. Carl Merculief...murder in the death of Timothy Harris, a U.S. Coast Guard officer he believed was having an affair with his estranged...
Honor, remember: Sterling man promotes flag campaign

As a lifelong Marine brat and retired U.S. Coast Guard officer, David Caswell understands what it means to serve the country. He also recognizes the importance of honoring those who have sacrificed...
One dead, one rescued after shrimp boat sinks

...A man died and his wife was hospitalized with hypothermia after their 42-foot shrimp boat sank in high seas, Coast Guard officers said. Personnel from two other fishboats, the Nina Fay from Wrangell and the Rio Grande from Ketchikan, helped...

...campaign for soldiers Bill would put $3.1 million into ANWR lobbying Trial begins for man accused of murdering Coast Guard officer Prisoner recaptured near Palmer prison Prisoner dies in apparent jailhouse suicide Union representing habitat...
Change of venue sought for suspect in Coast Guard officer shooting

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The attorney for a man charged with murdering a Coast Guard officer on St. Paul Island asked Monday that his client be tried in St. Paul instead of Anchorage. The request for a change of venue...


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