Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Ketchikan

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near Ketchikan
Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two kayakers Monday near Ketchikan after one of their kayaks sustained damage and took on water. The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco arrived on scene and recovered both kayakers along with their kayaks and brought them to where they launched at Mountain Point in Ketchikan. No injuries or medical concerns were...

Coast Guard crews monitor safety during sac roe herring fishery in Sitka Sound

SITKA, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Ketchikan crew and Aids to Navigation Team Sitka crew patrolled the waters in the Sitka Sound during the third opener of the Sitka Sound sac roe herring fishery to ensure the safety of the fishing fleet April 4, 2011. With more than 50 vessels in the sound, the Coast Guard crews was ready to respond in the case of a maritime emergency during the herring...