Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for person in water near Dutch Harbor
The Coast Guard Cutter Alex Haley  with a Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter. U.S. Coast Guard file photo. JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor. Still missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Coast Guard boat and aircrews searched...

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard searching for possible person in water near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a possible person in the water near Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Thursday. Missing is 33-year-old Steven Mencer, last seen wearing a neon green pullover rain jacket with orange and black pants. Mencer was reported missing after failing to report to crew check-in while the  164-foot fishing vessel Alaska Mist,...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman injured 170 miles southwest of Kodiak
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Saturday from a boat southwest of Kodiak Island. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the 49-year-old man from the 58-foot fishing vessel Alaskan Dream at approximately 1:15 p.m. He was transported to Air Station Kodiak and...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Saint Paul, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Saint Paul, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 46 miles southwest of Saint Paul, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak safely hoisted the 43-year-old man at 2:56 p.m. and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services personnel in Saint Paul...

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard suspends search for 5 missing fishermen near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Auxiliarist Joseph Feldman. JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday at 6:08 p.m. for five missing fishermen in the waters near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The search spanned over 20 hours, 1,400 square miles and included the following assets: 4 MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crews 2 HC-130 Hercules airplane crews Coast Guard Cutter...

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island

Coast Guard searching for survivors after boat sinks near Sutwik Island
Coast Guard Cutter Mellon file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard crews are searching for five people in the water Wednesday after their boat sank near Sutwik Island, Alaska. The 130-foot crab fishing vessel Scandies Rose, homeported in Dutch Harbor, sank at approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday with seven crew members aboard. Two survivors were rescued, five crew members are still missing. The vessel’s...

Coast Guard names two new Coast Guard Cities in Alaska, Washington

Coast Guard names two new Coast Guard Cities in Alaska, Washington
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard has designated the cities of Cordova, Alaska, and Westport, Washington, as Coast Guard Cities through 2024. A “Coast Guard City” designation highlights an enduring relationship a community has with its local Coast Guard facility and personnel. The Coast Guard values these connections and is proud to highlight the efforts these communities make to support the...

Coast Guard medevacs man near Sitkinak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man near Sitkinak Island, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing boat near Sitkinak Island, Wednesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the man who had sustained an arm injury, and transported him to awaiting EMS in Kodiak. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medically evacuates an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Alaska, Oct. 25, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak medically evacuated an injured hunter from Kodiak Island, Friday. The aircrew landed in Deadman Bay near a public use cabin...