Coast Guard rescues boater near Port Protection, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues boater near Port Protection, Alaska
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A small-boat crew from the Coast Guard Cutter Anacapa rescued a 43-year-old man after he was stranded on the Barrier Islands, 7 miles south of Port Protection, Alaska, Saturday. The Anacapa crew launched the cutter’s small boat to transfer the...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, the crew...

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 rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from grounded vessel in Peril Strait, Alaska
The fishing vessel EH is hard aground approximately 30 miles north of Sitka, Alaska, in the Peril Strait, March 21, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Keith Williams. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew rescued three people after their fishing vessel grounded in Peril Strait, Wednesday. The Jayhawk helicopter crew landed on shore and...

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 Station Juneau rescues woman in Gastineau Channel

Coast Guard Station Juneau rescues woman in Gastineau Channel
Coast Guard Station Juneau 25-foot Response Boat-Small file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boatcrew rescued a woman Tuesday evening from the Gastineau Channel near the Taku Fisheries pier. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Juneau received a 911 relay at 8:40 p.m. Tuesday that a 27-year-old female had reportedly jumped into the water at the cruise ship terminal. A family...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended the search Wednesday evening for the two men after their 10-foot skiff capsized in the Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka helicopter crews, Coast Guard Cutter John McCormick smallboat crews, Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crews and multiple local agencies searched 58 square miles in the Gastineau...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing after 3 rescued near Juneau, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew searches the Gastineau Channel in Juneau, Alaska, for two men in the water after their skiff capsized Dec. 6, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Jon-Paul Rios. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard is searching for two people after their 10-foot skiff capsized in Gastineau Channel near Juneau, Tuesday. A Coast Guard Air...

Coast Guard assists boaters aboard disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard assists boaters aboard disabled vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan  crew arrives on scene to assist a disabled 21-foot Boston Whaler with two people aboard on Moira Sound, Alaska, Nov. 2, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted two people Thursday aboard a disabled 21-foot Boston Whaler on the west side of Clarence Strait near Moira Sound near Ketchikan. A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan...