Coast Guard monitoring barge carrying 140,000 gallons of fuel adrift in Bering Strait

KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is monitoring a 173-foot barge adrift 11 miles north of Wales in the Bering Strait Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage watchstanders were contacted by the crew of the 82-foot Crowley tug Sinuk at 6:23 p.m. Tuesday. The Sinuk crew reported that while towing the barge the line attached to it broke free in heavy weather. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules...