rescue

A Coast Guard aircrew and a Good Samaritan vessel rescued four mariners after their boat capsized in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 1, 2022. (Courtesy photo / USCG)

Good Samaritans rescue 4 after boat capsizes

The boat sank in Glacier Bay National Park.

 

Coast Guardsmen aboard the cutter Liberty, recently re-homeported from Juneau to Valdez, take the vessel Nine Lives under tow after fuel contamination rendered its engine nonfunctional on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. (Courtesy photo / U.S. Coast Guard)

Ex-Juneau cutter Liberty helps tow boat to safe harbor

Bad fuel rendered the engine nonfunctional 80 nautical miles west of Yakutat.

 

Two hikers, third and fourth from the right, were rescued after being stranded on Mount Roberts Wednesday evening by rapidly changing weather. (Courtesy photo / Juneau Mountain Rescue)

2 hikers stranded by weather rescued off Mount Roberts

Juneau’s mercurial weather left them high, but not dry.

 

A parachute can be seen tangled between two trees Sunday near the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway Nature Center. Capital City Fire/Rescue and Talon Lobaugh, owner of Everybody's Tree Service, were able to help a stuck paraglider without incident or injury. (Courtesy Photo / Talon Lobaugh)

Tangled paraglider rescued from Mount Roberts

Tree-mendous effort Sunday evening.

A parachute can be seen tangled between two trees Sunday near the Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway Nature Center. Capital City Fire/Rescue and Talon Lobaugh, owner of Everybody's Tree Service, were able to help a stuck paraglider without incident or injury. (Courtesy Photo / Talon Lobaugh)
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Tim Benner assists the Juneau Raptor Center as volunteers attempted to capture a trumpeter swan with an injured wing at Auke Lake on Thursday.

‘Good morning, a swan’s escaped’: On scene with the Juneau Raptor Center

A dramatic afternoon, attempting to apprehend an elusive avian.

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Tim Benner assists the Juneau Raptor Center as volunteers attempted to capture a trumpeter swan with an injured wing at Auke Lake on Thursday.
A beached vessel is anchored to the shoreline in Barlow Cove, about 15 miles northeast of Juneau, Alaska, Dec. 17, 2020. The crew of Coast Guard cutter Bailey Barco rescued three hunters who ended up stranded on shore after the vessel took on water. (Courtesy Photo / U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco)
A beached vessel is anchored to the shoreline in Barlow Cove, about 15 miles northeast of Juneau, Alaska, Dec. 17, 2020. The crew of Coast Guard cutter Bailey Barco rescued three hunters who ended up stranded on shore after the vessel took on water. (Courtesy Photo / U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Bailey Barco)
Coast Guard rescues man who ran aground near Sitka
Coast Guard rescues man who ran aground near Sitka
Young girl taken off cruise ship for medical emergency

Young girl taken off cruise ship for medical emergency

Local responders worked together.

Young girl taken off cruise ship for medical emergency
Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff

Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff

He was hiking Sisters Mountains.

Man survives 100-foot fall off Sitka cliff
Two men flown to safety from Lemon Creek glacier

Two men flown to safety from Lemon Creek glacier

Three agencies combined to find them.

Two men flown to safety from Lemon Creek glacier
Rescuers get lost hikers down during 8-hour mountain rescue
Rescuers get lost hikers down during 8-hour mountain rescue
Rescuers help person under bridge

Rescuers help person under bridge

The person was taken to the hospital.

Rescuers help person under bridge
Juneau climber survives 30-foot fall

Juneau climber survives 30-foot fall

He suffered serious injuries.

Juneau climber survives 30-foot fall