Coast Guard responds to oil sheen in Kitoi Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard responds to oil sheen in Kitoi Bay, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of an oil sheen in Kitoi Bay, Alaska. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage Incident Management Division and Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Kodiak issued a Notice of Federal Interest to Kitoi Bay Hatchery, today, after receiving notification of an oil spill in Kitoi Bay on Afognak Island. The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was opened in 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 aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew rescues hunter after vessel sinks in Three Saints Bay, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak recover a life raft during a law enforcement patrol near Three Saints Bay, Alaska, Sept. 18, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station Kodiak. KODIAK, Alaska — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a hunter after his vessel sunk in Three Saints Bay, Tuesday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs cruise ship passenger near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, transported a cruise ship passenger to commercial services for further medical care, Sept. 3, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew, forward deployed to Cordova, hoisted a cruise ship passenger near Hinchinbrook Island, Alaska, Tuesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases

Coast Guard aircrews medevac cruise ship passengers during two separate cases
A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrew transport a cruise ship passenger from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter to an awaiting Airlift Northwest commercial medevac crew in Cordova, Alaska, Aug. 31, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Seth Craven. KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak aircrews, forward deployed to Cordova, hoisted two passengers from two separate cruise ships during Labor...

Coast Guard rescues two mariners in distress near Kodiak Island

Coast Guard rescues two mariners in distress near Kodiak Island
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew rescued two mariners in distress 130 miles northwest of Kodiak Island on the Alaska Peninsula, Tuesday. The aircrew arrived on scene aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and safely hoisted and transported the mariners to Iliamna Airport. At 4:07...

FOL Cordova crew medevacs injured fisherman in Prince William Sound

FOL Cordova crew medevacs injured fisherman in Prince William Sound
Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Pigage KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew forward-deployed to Cordova medevaced a 33-year-old man from fishing vessel Kelly Ann in Prince William Sound, Wednesday. The Jayhawk aircrew safely hoisted the man and transferred him to awaiting Guardian...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 56-year-old man from a fishing vessel near Uganik Bay, Alaska, Saturday. A MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Kodiak hoisted the crewman from fishing vessel Caiti Jo and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services in Kodiak at 7:00 p.m. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District

Coast Guard issues Administrative Order to Lower Kuskokwin School District
The Napakiak School fuel storage facility sits 76 feet from the riverbank’s erosion point, along the Kuskokwin River in Alaska, Aug. 16, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard has issued an Administrative Order to the Lower Kuskokwim School District (LKSD) to remove all fuel oils from the Napakiak School fuel storage facility by Aug. 30. The fuel storage facility...