Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews assisted the Alaska State Troopers with the rescue of a 22-year-old man reported missing from a swamped canoe Saturday afternoon approximately 100 miles south of Nome. An...

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard crews searching for overdue aircraft near Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Multiple Coast Guard assets are searching by air and sea Sunday, for an overdue aircraft with two people aboard that departed Sitka and never returned Saturday night. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard District 17 and Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders...

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for man reported missing north of Sitka, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska –The Coast Guard suspended their search Monday night for a man reported missing approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick, a boatcrew from Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Sitka,...

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka

Coast Guard responds to emergency distress signal about 30 miles north of Sitka
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with the Alaska State Troopers and Sitka Mountain Rescue, are searching for a missing male in response to an emergency distress signal activated from an inReach device approximately 30 miles north of Sitka in Peril Strait, Sunday afternoon. Missing is Sean Paffenbarger. A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
K-9 Ricky and his handler Petty Officer 1st Class Jordan Brosowsky, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Francisco (91105), conducts a sweep of the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry terminal parking lot in Juneau, Alaska, March 12, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Brian Dykens. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 6 hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Oct. 22, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued six hunters on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew located the five adults and one child 25 miles southeast of Savoonga on St....

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka rescues 2 hunters near Juneau, Alaska
Air Station Sitka MH-60 FIle Photo Juneau – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued two hunters from Blackerby Ridge Trail, located in the Tongass National Forest near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders received a VHF channel 16 call from two men, ages 22 and 24, at 8:30 p.m., stating they were not prepared to stay out past sundown and...

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing hunter near Kodiak, Alaska, tows fishing vessel to Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assists in mooring the 34-foot fishing vessel Nata Ella in Refuge Cove, Ketchikan, Alaska Oct. 7, 2017.   U.S. Coast Guard photo. KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard responded to two separate search and rescue cases across Alaska Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew located an overdue hunter on Raspberry...

Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from ATV crash on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson JUNEAU, Alaska — A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Forward Operating Location Kotzebue rescued a man who crashed his ATV on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska, at 3:32 a.m., Friday. The helicopter crew arrived on scene, brought the man aboard, and transported him to Nome, Alaska, where local emergency medical services...