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Cannabis coalition hears from community

...resident Larry Shafer wanted to know how marijuana could be transported to remote Alaska villages on a boat when the U.S. Coast Guard follows federal law. Shafer said he viewed marijuana as a gateway drug to harder illegal substances, something...
What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard rescues Alaskans. Now, it's the one that may need rescuing...Defense. As part of the Homeland Security Act, authority over the U.S. Coast Guard was transferred from the Department of Transportation to the Department...
Arctic drill ship company pleading to 8 felonies

...false records or failing to record details surrounding its handling of oil on the vessels, and failing to notify the U.S. Coast Guard of hazardous conditions aboard the Noble Discoverer."During 2012, the Noble Discoverer experienced numerous problems...
Voices of Alaska: Cook Inlet would benefit from a Harbor Safety Committee - here's why of stakeholders in Cook Inlet, including; U.S. Coast Guard, port authorities, vessel operators, terminal...who are so passionate about Cook Inlet's waters.U.S. Coast Guard Captain Paul Mehler III is Captain of the Port...
Harbor Safety Committee suggested for Cook Inlet

...Cook Inlet Regional Citizen's Advisory Council, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation, and the U.S. Coast Guard. A draft of the report was presented at Wednesday's meeting, preceding a Coast Guard presentation advocating...
Henrichs running to represent District P

...told the Homer News by phone last week.He just finished a visit to Stevens' home turf in Kodiak to attend a U.S. Coast Guard appreciation dinner."What a lot of people don't realize is that my father came to Alaska in the Coast Guard...
Fire briefly flares Friday on Baker platform zone remains in effect around the Baker platform, according to a media release from the unified command. U.S. Coast Guard Capt. Paul Mehler III told the Associated Press that the flare-up may have been caused by a water hose hitting...
Family grateful for searchers' efforts

...September 9, 2014. Special thanks to the Alaska National Guard, who had 2 helicopters flying day and night; the U.S. Coast Guard, who had the Coast Guard Cutter and aircraft searching for days; Trooper Webber and the rest of the Alaska State...

...and peace activist whose latest goal was to reach Bermuda in a homemade floating "Hydro Pod" was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard on Saturday after he began suffering from fatigue.Coast Guard air crew were able to safely pick up Reza Baluchi...

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police said.


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