Coast Guard, state agencies monitoring area where fishing vessel Rascal sank

KODIAK, Alaska – Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment Sitka and state agencies are monitoring where the 36-foot fishing vessel Rascal sank near St. Lazaria Island Monday after it reportedly grounded Saturday evening for potential environmental hazards.

Coast Guard rescues Juneau man from Sitka Sound

KODIAK, Alaska – A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Sitka hoisted a 68-year old man from Sitka Sound after his 36-foot fishing vessel Rascal reportedly started taking on water and sank about 9 p.m. Saturday.