Coast Guard Forces Valdez assist Valdez in snow removal

VALDEZ, Alaska — Coast Guard personnel stationed in Valdez broke out their snow shovels to assist the community following record snowfall over the past week. Valdez, appropriately named the “Snow Capital of the United States,” receives an average of 30 feet of snow each winter. The winter of 1989 to 1990 currently holds the record as the snowiest winter ever with a total of 46 feet of snowfall....

Cutter Sycamore crew aids in snow removal in Cordova

CORDOVA, Alaska — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore, homeported in Cordova, participated in snow removal operations by sending out 22 crewmembers to assist the community Sunday through Tuesday. Crewmembers got involved with clearing the harbor, volunteering throughout the town and repairing community snow-removal equipment for the city that has been running nearly non-stop for three weeks. “Over...