Coast Guard suspends search for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search for an overdue 59-year-old seal hunter near Newtok Tuesday night. Multiple aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak and the Civil Air Patrol searched with Alaska State Trooper ground crews for more than 41 hours along the shoreline of Nunivak Island to northwest of Hazen Bay. Volunteers from the villages of Newtok and Tununak...

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for overdue hunter near Newtok, Alaska
USCG File Photo ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard aircrews and Alaska State Troopers are searching for a 59-year-old male seal hunter reported overdue in Newtok Village, Monday night. The hunter departed Newtok, Sunday, on a snow machine towing a red kayak. Alaska State Trooper ground crews located the snow machine on the shoreline; however the hunter’s kayak was missing. Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard ends search for missing surfer in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

Coast Guard ends search for missing surfer in Arecibo, Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Thursday night for a missing surfer off the coast of Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Still ongoing Friday are Puerto Rico Emergency Management search and recovery operations for the missing surfer near shore. “I am deeply saddened by the loss of the family, friends and loved ones of this missing surfer,” said Capt. Robert W. Warren,...

Coast Guard ends search after missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater is found alive

Coast Guard ends search after missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater is found alive
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews ended their search Monday afternoon for a missing U.S. Virgin Islands boater after he was found alive by local citizens in Culebra Island, Puerto Rico. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector San Juan were contacted by a restaurant owner in Culebra Island, who reported that Alejandro Lopez, 24, had been brought into the restaurant after he was found...

Coast Guard searching for missing boater between U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

Coast Guard searching for missing boater between U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Coast Guard rescue crews are actively searching Sunday for a missing boater in waters between St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands and Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Missing is Alejandro Lopez, 24, a resident of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, who was seen Thursday aboard a dinghy in Hull Bay, St. Thomas and was last seen by another boater Friday, who reported seeing him aboard a dinghy...

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for 3 after report of downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for three people after a report of a downed aircraft near Brookings, Oregon, early Tuesday morning. Coast Guard Sector North Bend took over as search mission coordinator from the the Air Force Regional Communication Center early Tuesday afternoon after a backpack believed to belong to an occupant aboard the aircraft washed ashore near Lone Ranch Picnic...

Coast Guard, locals searching for 2 missing people on the Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard, locals searching for 2 missing people on the Lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS -The Coast Guard and local rescue agencies are searching for two people in a fishing vessel near mile marker 363 on the Lower Mississippi River, in Claiborne County, Miss., Friday. Watchstanders with Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River received a report from the Claiborne County Sheriff office at 10:46 a.m., Thursday that a fishing vessel with two people aboard was overdue. Last...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Anchorage, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue kayaker near Anchorage, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing kayaker in the vicinity of Knik Arm near Anchorage, Wednesday. Response crews covered more than 850 square miles during the search for Bruce Gronewald, after receiving a report from concerned family members Tuesday morning when he failed to return from a kayak outing. Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and...

Coast Guard continues search for overdue kayaker near Anchorage, Alaska

Coast Guard continues search for overdue kayaker near Anchorage, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, along with Alaska State Troopers and Civil Air Patrol, continued their search for Bruce Gronewald, a 55-year-old man, reported missing in the vicinity of Knik Arm near Anchorage Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew found a canoe belonging to Gronewald while conducting a search Wednesday, but discovered no sign of the man or...