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Making good decisions on the water

...other resources, including a cold water boating handbook with a supplement for the Kenai River. The local U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary also offers a variety of workshops on boating and boating safety, in addition to conducting vessel safety...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-07-24/making-good-decisions-on-the-wate
Opinion
Kenai launches new enforcement boat

...dispatched to respond, their boat wouldn't start and it took 40 minutes before the fishermen were saved. Prior said the Coast Guard has authority to navigate the Kenai River mouth waterways but nobody is stationed in the area, leaving Kenai and Nikiski...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-14/kenai-launches-new-enforcement-boat
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Former Coast Guard chief tapped as Arctic diplomat

WASHINGTON - A retired Coast Guard admiral was named Wednesday as the first U.S. special representative...passionate and wise," Kerry said of Papp, who stepped down as Coast Guard commandant just two months ago.The U.S. next year will chair...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-16/former-coast-guard-chief-tapped-as-a
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Alaska man gets 4 life terms in Coast Guard deaths

...Alaska man was sentenced Tuesday to four consecutive life terms in the 2012 shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station that mystified an island community for nearly a year before an arrest was made.Prosecutors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-08/alaska-man-gets-4-life-terms-in-coas
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Abel takes control of Alaska Coast Guard

...gathered on the docks of the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Juneau on Thursday...700 service members. The 17th Coast Guard District will now be under the...served as the commander of the First Coast Guard District. "Our duty is simply...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-14/abel-takes-control-of-alaska-coast-g
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Local fisherman dead after fishing accident in Bristol Bay

...in three-foot waves and winds of 25 mph near the village of Pilot Point, sometime before 9 a.m., said U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant Devuyst. Both Voss and the other missing man, a 17-year-old, attempted to swim...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/soldotna-bartenders-last-call
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States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

SEATTLE - As the U.S. Coast Guard moves to assert its federal authority...Washington and New York have asked the Coast Guard to withdraw rules it proposed in...and pollution.In December, the Coast Guard released proposed rules that outline...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/states-concerned-about-proposed-coas
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1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

...before 9 a.m., said U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Grant DeVuyst. The U.S. Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk out of Kodiak and...of kin had been notified. The Coast Guard suspended the search for the missing...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-23/1-dead-1-missing-after-skiff-capsize
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Sikuliaq readies for ocean research

...shipyard where she was built. The last task before they set sail will be passing a presail inspection from the U.S. Coast Guard, Oliver said. Then it's off to the ocean, where the crew will test her systems in deep saltwater, including the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-22/sikuliaq-readies-for-ocean-research
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Man dies in refrigeration leak on fishing boat

...pronounced dead and Rutten is being treated for exposure to Freon, a gas used as a refrigerant.The Kodiak harbormaster ordered the evacuation of nearby vessels.Kodiak police and the Coast Guard's Marine Safety Detachment are investigating.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-04/man-dies-in-refrigeration-leak-on-fi
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