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Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary, crew rescue boaters off Homer

The Homer Coast Guard Auxiliary and two crewmembers from the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Roanoke Island rescued two mariners...around," Bullock said.According to a Coast Guard press release, Coast Guard Sector Anchorage...

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GOP Senate candidates square off one last time

...security is the national debt. It is preventing us from building the icebreakers we need and giving more resources to the Coast Guard," he said.On energy issues, Sullivan said America is starting to see a renaissance in energy and that Alaska should...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-16/gop-senate-candidates-square-off-one
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Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...companies in Juneau are frequently asked to assist with searches and rescues since neither the troopers nor the U.S. Coast Guard have an operational helicopter based here. Troopers are responsible for coordinating all searches and rescues in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-12/text-message-helps-serchers-locate-l
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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...

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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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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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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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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
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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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Jury convicts Alaska man in Coast Guard killings

...of two of his co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station on Kodiak...Anchorage, is home to the largest Coast Guard Air Station in the Pacific. The...officer who continued service to the Coast Guard as a civilian employee.Prosecutors...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-27/jury-convicts-alaska-man-in-coast-gu
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