Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Cold Bay, Alaska
Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo by PA1 Kurt Fredrickson KODIAK, Alaska — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman approximately 40 miles west of Cold Bay, Alaska, Wednesday. At 2:30 p.m. an Air Station Kodiak MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the injured man and transferred him to awaiting emergency medical services in Cold Bay for further transport to Anchorage. At 8:34...

Fishing vessel Polar Star refloated and enroute Kodiak

JUNEAU, Alaska – The crew of the 58-foot Kodiak-based fishing vessel Polar Star was able to repair the hull and refloat the vessel in Geographic Harbor around 12 a.m. Friday after running aground Tuesday morning in Shelikof Strait.