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 medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger near Coghlan Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Norwegian Pearl passenger near Coghlan Island, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew medevaced a 69-year-old male from the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl near Coghlan Island, Alaska, Thursday. The RB-M crew transferred the cruise ship passenger to awaiting emergency personnel in Auke Bay. Coast Guard Seventeenth District watchstanders...

Coast Guard to celebrate annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard to celebrate annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard 17th District is scheduled to host its annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska, Aug. 14-18. This year’s roundup will include eight U.S. Coast Guard and Canadian buoy tenders, stationed throughout Alaska and the Pacific Northwest for five days of training and maintenance. Participating are the U.S. Coast Guard Cutters...

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau

Coast Guard boatcrew rescues man, dog from sinking homemade watercraft in Juneau
JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau small boat crew rescued a 32-year-old man after his homemade water craft began taking on water in Gastineau channel near Juneau, Wednesday. The station’s 25-foot Response Boat-Small crew deemed the inflatable, duct taped craft unsafe and transferred the man, his dog and the craft to Douglas Harbor in Juneau. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...

Coast Guard boatcrew and EMTs medevac woman near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard boatcrew and EMTs medevac woman near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo JUNEAU, Alaska— A Coast Guard Station Juneau smallboat crew and two Capital City Fire/Rescue EMTs transported a woman experiencing breathing complications from the cruise ship Regatta, near Juneau, Tuesday. The station’s 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transported the woman to awaiting emergency personnel in Juneau. Coast...

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue six northeast of Sitka, Alaska

Coast Guard, good Samaritans rescue six northeast of Sitka, Alaska
JUNEAU — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced one injured person, and a Coast Guard Station Juneau Response Boat – Medium crew transported five people from a hard-aground pleasure craft near Cube Cove, approximately 65 miles northeast of Sitka, Alaska, Thursday afternoon. The Jayhawk crew hoisted and transported the injured woman to awaiting medical personnel...

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner in Pybus Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured mariner in Pybus Bay, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew medevaced an injured mariner off the fishing vessel Vendor in Pybus Bay, near Fredrick Sound, approximately 80 miles south of Juneau, Wednesday. The Jayhawk crew hoisted the 37-year-old man and transported him to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Sitka. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders responded to a mayday...

Coast Guard medevacs ailing cruise ship passenger near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs ailing cruise ship passenger near Juneau, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Station Juneau rescue boatcrew medevaced a passenger from the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice near Juneau, Alaska, Tuesday evening. The 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transferred the patient from the cruise ship and transported him to Auke Bay where he was met by awaiting emergency medical services personnel. Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center watchstanders...