Coast Guard to posthumously recognize Alaskan hero

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Coast Guard Sector Anchorage will posthumously recognize an Alaskan resident for her role in the 1950 rescue of a fisherman stranded off Chichagof Island during a special ceremony, at 1 p.m. Thursday. Betty Haynes (formerly Mork) was posthumously awarded a Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award at a ceremony in Sitka Sept. 13, 2011 for her role in the rescue of Helvig Christensen...