U.S. Coast Guard

Joe McCabe, a paralegal specialist with the NOAA General Counsel office, talks Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, about being being off work since the partial federal shutdown started on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. McCabe, 55, said he has always had work since he was 13. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Joe McCabe, a paralegal specialist with the NOAA General Counsel office, talks Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, about being being off work since the partial federal shutdown started on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. McCabe, 55, said he has always had work since he was 13. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Flags are raised on U.S. Coast Guard buoy tenders for reveille before the start of the Buoy Tender Olympics at Station Juneau on Aug. 22. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Flags are raised on U.S. Coast Guard buoy tenders for reveille before the start of the Buoy Tender Olympics at Station Juneau on Aug. 22. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Douglas Bridge on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Douglas Bridge on Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
                                 The Herbert Glacier, located between the Herbert and Eagle Rivers about 30 miles from downtown Juneau, is pictured in November 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Coast Guard boat searches Gastineau Channel for two missing boaters on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire)
A Coast Guard boat searches Gastineau Channel for two missing boaters on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. (Angelo Saggiomo | Juneau Empire)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Stephen Prysunka)

Three hunters rescued unharmed from mountain

Three hunters were rescued Monday morning on William Henry Mountain.

A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | Stephen Prysunka)

Dead man found in water near downtown

The body of a 53-year-old Juneau man was found in the water near Coast Guard Station Juneau on Sunday afternoon.

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the sight of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. As of Saturday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard had rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Coutesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)

3 missing after Lituya Bay helicopter crash

A boy has been rescued, but the U.S. Coast Guard is still searching for two adults and a child.

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the sight of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. As of Saturday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard had rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Coutesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)
Lituya Bay, pictured, is the site of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Courtesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)

Search suspended for helicopter crash victims

After a day and a half of searching, the U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Sunday for three potential survivors of a helicopter crash near Lituya Bay.

Lituya Bay, pictured, is the site of a Friday helicopter crash that resulted in three people missing. The U.S. Coast Guard rescued one survivor, a 14-year-old boy. (Courtesy Photo | Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA/NMFS/AKFSC via Flickr)
A Coast Guard and Capital City Fire/Rescue crew medevaced a 74-year-old patient from the cruise ship Noordam at the south end of Auke Bay after he displayed signs of a heart attack on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard, CCFR get patient from cruise ship to hospital

The U.S. Coast Guard and Capital City Fire/Rescue had to work together Thursday to get a cruise passenger off his ship and to the hospital

A Coast Guard and Capital City Fire/Rescue crew medevaced a 74-year-old patient from the cruise ship Noordam at the south end of Auke Bay after he displayed signs of a heart attack on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. (Courtesy Photo | U.S. Coast Guard)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Kake man

The U.S. Coast Guard announced that it has suspended search efforts for a 55-year-old Kake man who might have fallen off a pier.

A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew medevacs a patient from Wrangell to Sitka, Alaska, July 17, 2018. (Courtesy photo | Stephen Prysunka)

New totem pole on Prince of Wales Island honors Alaska’s veterans

KLAWOCK — A well-attended, three-day celebration culminated with a totem pole raising ceremony Aug. 18 at Prince of Wales Island. The 37-foot totem stands to… Continue reading

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Coast Guard crews compete in annual skills competition

The event brings Coast Guard vessels and their crews from all over the state together in Juneau.

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Chef Berkeley Scott, of the buoy tender Hickory, prepares two burgers to be judged on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)

Coast Guard chefs compete to see who can make the best burger

Culinary Specialist-3 Berkeley Scott crouched down like a golfer reading a green, his eyes just inches away from the sizzling burger. Scott, a cook aboard… Continue reading

Chef Berkeley Scott, of the buoy tender Hickory, prepares two burgers to be judged on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Alaska State Wildlife Troopers R/V Sentry goes through Alaska waters in this undated photo. (Alaska Wildlife Troopers | Courtesy Photo)

Body found in ocean near Glacier Bay

The body of an older white man was found floating in the waters of the Pacific Ocean near Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, according… Continue reading

Alaska State Wildlife Troopers R/V Sentry goes through Alaska waters in this undated photo. (Alaska Wildlife Troopers | Courtesy Photo)