Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers near Ketchikan, Alaska
USCG File Photo JUNEAU, Alaska — A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, Alaska State Troopers and Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad rescued two overdue hikers from Deer Mountain near Ketchikan, Alaska, Friday night. The hikers were hoisted and transported to awaiting emergency medical personnel in Ketchikan to be treated for possible hypothermia. Watchstanders from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard suspends search for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska —  The Coast Guard suspended the search for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Monday. Multiple crews from Coast Guard Air Station Sitka, the Coast Guard Cutter Maple and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan searched approximately 800 miles for 42 hours to locate the two men. Alaska State Troopers activated Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad to assist the Coast...

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska

Coast Guard searching for 2 missing men near Ketchikan, Alaska
JUNEAU, Alaska — The Coast Guard is searching for two men reported overdue from a boating trip near Ketchikan Sunday. Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crews and Coast Guard Station Ketchikan 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crews are conducting search patterns on the southern end of Gravina Island. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk crew located a 16-foot skiff belonging...