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Coast Guard event looks back at freighter grounding

...Through the wind and squalls and approaching darkness, the Coast Guard worked to get the crew of the Selendang Ayu off the...helicopters for a living, although he's since retired from the Coast Guard. He also talks about the experience occasionally...
What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...will be its focus. That puts the Coast Guard in the crossfire.Alaska's...Navy is not a suitable home, the Coast Guard should be named a coequal service...importance, and it's time that the Coast Guard received the credit it's due...
Community news and notes

...Ames has been accepted into the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Corps. She will attend the Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut for the Basic Officers Training Course from January-June 2015. She will then...
Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

JUNEAU - A company that operated a drill ship off Alaska's Arctic coast has agreed to plead guilty to environmental and maritime crimes as part of a deal with prosecutors. The agreement calls for Noble Drilling U.S.
What others say: Need for icebreakers keeps getting cold shoulder

...Security is a big problem.A report commissioned by the Coast Guard in 2010 found that the service needs six heavy and...scientific and mapping missions in the Arctic, where the Coast Guard is America's leading service in scientific research...
Harbor Safety Committee suggested for Cook Inlet

...that committee was the purpose of the Coast Guard presentation that followed Robertson's report. The Coast Guard sent three members to the meeting...Mehler said, would improve the Coast Guard's ability to serve Cook Inlet...
Henrichs running to represent District P

...don't realize is that my father came to Alaska in the Coast Guard," said Henrichs of his father, the late Hollis Henrichs...Metvetnekoff, was born in Nuchek.In addition to attending the Coast Guard function, the visit to Kodiak was an opportunity for...
EPA fishing vessel discharge exemption still in limbo

...added.Also currently in the Senate is the version of the Coast Guard reauthorization already passed by the House. That...proposed Vessel Incidental Discharge Act would apply the Coast Guard's 2012 ballast water treatment requirements as the...
Voices of the Peninsula: Cook Inlet navigation - safe as can be?

...Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC), the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) and the Coast Guard released the draft Cook Inlet Risk Assessment. The report includes some positive aspects, including the recommendation...
Hilcorp's Baker platform catches fire in Cook Inlet

...unified command center between the Coast Guard, Alaska Department of Environmental...said. The fire was reported to the Coast Guard at about 8:30 a.m., on its way, Nelson said. The Coast Guard and Hilcorp are headed to Nikiski...


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