Alaska’s Coast Guard buoy tenders arrive to Juneau for Roundup

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Coast Guard 17th District is hosting its week-long annual District Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau beginning Monday to include cutters homeported throughout Alaska.

Alaska State Ferry breaks free from mooring, aground

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Alaska State Ferry Lituya, a 180-foot motor vessel home ported in Metlakatla, Alaska, broke loose from its moorings at the ferry pier in Metlakatla and is reported aground one mile north on Scrub Island, Alaska, in Port Chester at 1 a.m. Friday.

Threat against Ketchikan fuel facility deemed non-credible

JUNEAU, Alaska — Local, state and federal law enforcement agencies have determined this morning’s threat against the Petro Marine fuel facility in Ketchikan, Alaska, to be non-credible.

Coast Guard Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau

JUNEAU, Alaska – The Seventeenth Coast Guard District is once again hosting its annual District Buoy Tender Roundup in Juneau this week which includes cutters homeported throughout Alaska as well as a Canadian vessel. This year’s roundup brings six Coast Guard buoy tenders from Kodiak, Cordova, Petersburg, Sitka, Ketchikan, and Homer together for a week of training. Participating are Coast...