Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska

Coast Guard, local partners conduct Operation Dry Water throughout Alaska
Lt.j.g. Scott Peters (right), boarding officer with Coast Guard Sector Anchorage, and Tom Akelkok, law enforcement officer with Alaska Wildlife Troopers, head out for a patrol on Big Lake, Alaska, July 4, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by PA1 Nate Littlejohn ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and Alaska State Troopers, along with other federal, state and local law enforcement...

Coast Guard, partner agencies encourage boater safety during Coffman Cove, Alaska, festival

Coast Guard, partner agencies encourage boater safety during Coffman Cove, Alaska, festival
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Juneau, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and the U.S. Forest Service encourage boaters to make safety a priority during the “By The Sea” Arts and Seafood Festival this weekend in Coffman Cove, Alaska. The agencies will be conducting boating safety patrols in the vicinity of Coffman Cove for the duration of the festival and would like to remind mariners to...

Coast Guard terminates two voyages in Southeast Alaska

Coast Guard terminates two voyages in Southeast Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard Station Juneau crewmembers terminated two recreational vessel voyages in Auke Bay Monday for safety gear violations and suspected underage alcohol offenses. The Alaska Wildlife Troopers, while patrolling Auke Bay Marina, observed two vessels underway with minors who may have been consuming alcohol. A Coast Guard small boat with Troopers aboard stopped and boarded the...

Alaska Federal and State Agencies Team-up to Promote Safe King Crab Season

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska Department of Fish & Game and Alaska Wildlife Troopers are teaming up to promote a safe Red King Crab Season which began at 12 p.m. Wednesday.