Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 seal hunters near Newtok, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue Thursday from a seal hunt near Newtok, Alaska. A 45-year-old man and a 21-year-old man were last seen departing in a 16-foot skiff from Newtok and transiting to Kigigak Island in Hazen Bay. Alaska State Troopers reported that one man is wearing a blue...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Captain’s Bay, near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Captain’s Bay, near Dutch Harbor
KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a person reported missing in Captain’s Bay, approximately six miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew conducted five separate searches, along with numerous other good samaritan vessels and Unalaska public safety office personnel searched a total of 2.5 hours over 17 miles...

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel

Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers rescue man from grounded vessel
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 file photo KODIAK, Alaska – The Coast Guard and Alaska State Troopers coordinated efforts to locate and rescue a boater from a disabled and aground 40-foot fishing vessel 127 miles east-southeast of Cordova, Alaska, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules aircrew located the operator of the fishing vessel Gambler while conducting a training...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel in Puget Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 from aground vessel in Puget Bay, Alaska
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Kodiak takes a moment for a photo with three men they rescued from a grounded boat in Puget Bay, Alaska, Sept. 29, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Lizzy Klynman. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard assisted three men after their engine failed and boat ran aground Saturday in Puget Bay, Alaska. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from...

Coast Guard rescues 5 distressed mariners near Tununak, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 5 distressed mariners near Tununak, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued five people stranded on a boat without power off the Alaskan coast near Tununak, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoisted all five people and brought them to Tununak. Watchstanders in the 17th District command center in Juneau received notification...

Coast Guard searching for man near St. Matthew Island, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for man near St. Matthew Island, Alaska
Coast Guard C-130 file photoANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for a man last seen aboard a fishing boat north of St. Matthew Island Thursday. A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak C-130 Hercules aircrew launched from Kotzebue and is searching for the man along with the crew of fishing vessels Clipper Epic, Frontier Spirit and Frontier Mariner. The man was initially reported missing to the...

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevacs man near Dutch Harbor

Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew medevacs man near Dutch Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the 1,099-foot bulk carrier Ever Living 57 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Saturday. The Dolphin aircrew hoisted and transported a 28-year-old crew member from the Ever Living to awaiting LifeMed personnel in Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrews conduct medevac 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew medevaced a man from the 590-foot bulk carrier DL Lavender 92 miles southwest of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, Tuesday. The Dolphin aircrew hoisted and transported a 48-year-old crew member from the DL Lavender to awaiting LifeMed personnel in Dutch Harbor...

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs diver near False Pass, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt FredricksonANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced a man after a diving accident near False Pass, Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew based out of Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the man and brought him to receive medical care at Cold Bay Clinic in Cold Bay. Coast Guard watchstanders in the 17th District command center...