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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 with boat trouble in lower Cook Inlet early Friday morning. The boat, a 23-foot...
Text message helps searchers locate lost hiker

...helicopter 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...
States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

SEATTLE - As the U.S. Coast Guard moves to assert its federal authority over maritime...Capt. Jason Hamilton, staff judge advocate at the U.S. Coast Guard said at a hearing in Seattle last month.Many states...
Abel takes control of Alaska Coast Guard

Dozens gathered on the docks of the U.S. Coast Guard's Station Juneau on Thursday to look on as a new...ribbing. After thanking his classmates from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy class of 1981 for taking the time to attend...
Making good decisions on the water

...number of 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...
Cook Inlet RCAC recertified, board meeting to be held Friday

The U.S. Coast Guard has approved Cook Inlet Regional...required to recertify yearly with the U.S. Coast Guard ensuring CIRCAC meets Oil Pollution...council compiles a document for the U.S. Coast Guard of the work it has done to fulfill...
1 dead, 1 missing after skiff capsizes on Ugashik Bay

...village of Pilot Point sometime 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 Troopers Helo 3...
Local fisherman dead after fishing accident in Bristol Bay

...capsized 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...
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...
Icebreakers: Save the old ones, build more new ones

...Countries are hungry to explore for mineral, oil and other natural resources and seek new fishing grounds.A U.S. Coast Guard study cited by Sen. Mark Begich says America needs six heavy duty icebreakers and four medium icebreakers to support...


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