Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue Thursday from a seal hunt near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were last seen departing in a 16-foot skiff from Newtok and transiting to Kigigak Island in Hazen Bay. Alaska State Troopers reported that one man is wearing a blue...

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska

Coast Guard rescues three people off William Henry Mountain in Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted three people from William Henry Mountain, northwest of William Henry Bay in Lynn Canal Monday morning. The two men and one woman were hoisted and brought to Juneau where no medical concerns were reported. Coast Guard Sector Juneau Command Center...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers coordinated efforts to locate and rescue a boater from a disabled and aground 40-foot fishing vessel 127 miles east-southeast of Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the operator of the fishing vessel Gambler while conducting a training...

Coast Guard rescues 5 distressed mariners near Tununak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 5 distressed mariners near Tununak, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued five people stranded on a boat without power off the Alaskan coast near Tununak, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted all five people and brought them to Tununak. Watchstanders in the 17th District command center in Juneau received notification...

Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska

Coast Guard locates missing 74-year-old man near Haines, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew located and hoisted a missing 74-year-old man from a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. The Jayhawk aircrew located the man near Walker Lake, hoisted and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man

Coast Guard assists Alaska State Troopers in search for missing 74-year-old man
Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk File Photo KODIAK, Alaska – Two Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrews, Alaska State Troopers personnel, a canine search team, and two ground teams are searching for a 74-year-old man in a heavily wooded area approximately 28 miles northwest of Haines, Alaska, Sunday. Coast Guard aircrews and three canine search teams from Skagway,...

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from vessel near Ketchikan, Alaska
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Ketchikan personnel medevaced a man from a vessel 34 miles southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska, Monday. A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew transited to the 65-foot pleasure craft Lady Crystal and took the 74-year-old man aboard the RB-M. He was safely transported to Ketchikan where awaiting emergency medical services...

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation

Coast Guard, partner agencies participate in joint law enforcement operation
Petty Officer 1st Class Devon Waite, a member of Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team San Diego (91109), and canine Bingo conduct a vehicle sweep aboard the Alaska Marine Highway System ferry vessel Tustumena in Kodiak, Alaska, June 27, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Dean. JUNEAU, Alaska – Law enforcement authorities from the Coast Guard, Coast Guard Investigative...

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

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from swamped canoe near Nome
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 Alaska State Troopers ground search team vectored the location of the kayaker to an Air Station...