Coast Guard solicits comments on bridge replacement on Snohomish River, WA

Coast Guard solicits comments on bridge replacement on Snohomish River, WA
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has received an application from the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company requesting approval of plans for the replacement of a bridge over a navigable waterway. The bridge to be replaced is over the Snohomish River at waterway mile 3.5 near Everett. Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company proposes to replace degraded north fender piles and timbers that no longer...

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska

Coast Guard, Auxiliary announce National Safe Boating Week in Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — In recognition of National Safe Boating Week 2020, May 16-22, the Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary across Alaska are encouraging and promoting safe boating practices to protect lives on the water. The National Safe Boating Week campaign is a public outreach effort held annually during the week leading up to Memorial Day weekend and is designed to help reduce boating fatalities...

Coast Guard urges boating safety as fishing resumes, warmer weather returns

Coast Guard urges boating safety as fishing resumes, warmer weather returns
Coast Guard recreational boat boarding file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Carlos Vega SEATTLE — The Coast Guard urges safety on the water with the reopening of the fishing season and easing of stay-at-home orders across the Pacific Northwest. Water recreation can be a great way to practice social distancing, but it’s vital to know the safety measures you should exercise. The Coast Guard realizes...

13th Coast Guard District’s change-of-command ceremony holds new beginnings

13th Coast Guard District's change-of-command ceremony holds new beginnings
SEATTLE ─ Rear Adm. Richard T. Gromlich relieved Rear Adm. Keith A. Taylor as commander of the 13th Coast Guard District during a change-of-command ceremony at Coast Guard Base Seattle, today. Taylor retired from the Coast Guard after dedicating 34 years to service and country. “I am absolutely thrilled to be here,” said Gromlich. “I’m thoroughly impressed with the work done by the men and...