Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues four hunters stranded near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard Station Valdez rescues four hunters stranded near Whittier, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued four hunters stranded in Blackstone Bay near Whittier Monday. A 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Station Valdez safely transported the men and towed their skiff to Whittier. Watchstanders at the Sector Anchorage command center recieved a report from the men that they were cold and stranded without fuel or enough supplies to make it back to their...

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child aboard disabled vessel near Whittier, Alaska

Coast Guard rescues 3 adults, 1 child aboard disabled vessel near Whittier, Alaska
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Coast Guard rescued three adults and one child aboard a disabled vessel approximately 13 miles northeast of Whittier Saturday. A 45-foot response boat-medium crew from Coast Guard Station Valdez safely transported the boaters and their 15-foot vessel to Whittier. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage command center watchstanders received a call from a man reporting a friend had texted...