Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Hole in the Wall Glacier, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka, Alaska, share a moment at the Juneau Airport with three boaters they rescued about an hour earlier, Oct. 25, 2020, near Hole in the Wall Glacier.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Air Station Sitka) KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three jet boaters Sunday whose boats had become stuck in ice, approximately five miles northeast...

Coast Guard Station Juneau assists family of 7 in distress near Marmion Island

Coast Guard Station Juneau assists family of 7 in distress near Marmion Island
A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew tows a disabled 22-foot sailing vessel near Marmion Island, Juneau, Alaska, Sept. 13, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Anthony DeLorenzo. KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew assisted a family of seven by towing their disabled 22-foot sailing vessel to South Douglas...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded kayakers near Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded kayakers near Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued two stranded kayakers Friday when they became stranded after paddling from Juneau to Couverden Island. A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium boat crew  picked up the kayakers from the northern tip of Couverden Island at approximately 10 p.m., then...

Station Juneau boat crew rescues stranded hunter on Coghlan Island

Station Juneau boat crew rescues stranded hunter on Coghlan Island
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boat crew rescued a stranded hunter from Coghlan Island, in the vicinity of Auke Bay Alaska, Thursday. The man was transported safely to Statter Harbor in Auke Bay aboard the station’s 45-foot Response Boat-Medium. Coast Guard Sector Juneau watchstanders...

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska

Coast Guard responders suspend search along Gastineau Channel, Alaska
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka conducts a search along the Gastineau Channel after a vessel was found unmanned and adrift near the Juneau-Douglas Bridge, Alaska, Nov. 29, 2019.  U.S. Coast Guard photos by Lt. Cmdr. Scott Shields. JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard responders suspended have the search for a potential person in the water from an unmanned and adrift vessel...

Coast Guard rescues man after boat capsizes near Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his boat capsized near Shelter Island near Juneau, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka hoisted the uninjured man from Shelter Island and brought him to Juneau. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector Juneau command center received a cell phone call from the man at about 10:54 a.m., stating his 12-foot Zodiac...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship near Douglas Island

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship near Douglas Island
45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Station Juneau. U.S. Coast Guard file photo courtesy of Anthony Moss JUNEAU, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau boat crew medically evacuated a cruise ship passenger who was reportedly suffering from a possible bowel obstruction, near Douglas Island, Tuesday morning. The boat crew, aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, arrived on scene at approximately 4...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship northwest of Juneau

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs man from cruise ship northwest of Juneau
Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat – Medium file photo KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard Station Juneau 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew medevaced a 75-year-old man from the cruise ship Norwegian Bliss south of Coghlan Island, near Juneau, Thursday morning. At 2:44 a.m., the boat crew safely transferred the man to Capital City Fire and Rescue emergency medical services personnel...

Coast Guard hosts annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska

Coast Guard hosts annual Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau, Alaska
Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup file photo JUNEAU, Alaska — Coast Guard 17th District personnel are scheduled to host the annual Buoy Tender Roundup Aug. 19-23. Crews of the Coast Guard cutters Kukui and Henry Blake, members from Coast Guard Regional Dive Locker West and the crew of the Canadian coast guard ship Bartlett will participate in the five day event, which consists of training, maintenance...