U.S. Coast Guard

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)
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircew locates a downed aircraft inverted in Crillon Lake, in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 18, 2018. The National Park Service requested Coast Guard assistance in locating the pilot of the aircraft, who was found and hoisted from a Crillon Lake shore with minor injuries. (U.S. Coast Guard | Courtesy Photo)

Man survives plane crash into lake

Thanks in part to prior preparation, a man is safe after his plane flipped and crash landed in a lake in Glacier Bay National Park… Continue reading

A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircew locates a downed aircraft inverted in Crillon Lake, in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 18, 2018. The National Park Service requested Coast Guard assistance in locating the pilot of the aircraft, who was found and hoisted from a Crillon Lake shore with minor injuries. (U.S. Coast Guard | Courtesy Photo)
This file photo shows the Holland America Westerdam in Southeast Alaska. (National Park Service | Courtesy Photo)

Park Service suspends search for overboard cruise ship passenger

After a day-long search that spread across the waters and shores of Glacier Bay, the National Park Service suspended its efforts Saturday for a man… Continue reading

This file photo shows the Holland America Westerdam in Southeast Alaska. (National Park Service | Courtesy Photo)
The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sails past Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 15, 2018. The Douglas Munro crew assisted the Glacier Bay National Park Service personnel in rescuing four people whose kayaks overturned in rough waters, but all four people made it to shore. (U.S. Coast Guard | Courtesy Photo)

Four kayakers survive after boats overturn in Glacier Bay

It was a busy weekend for Coast Guard personnel in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, as responders helped rescue two hikers and four kayakers… Continue reading

The Coast Guard Cutter Douglas Munro sails past Margerie Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska, July 15, 2018. The Douglas Munro crew assisted the Glacier Bay National Park Service personnel in rescuing four people whose kayaks overturned in rough waters, but all four people made it to shore. (U.S. Coast Guard | Courtesy Photo)

Coast Guard asks for opinions on Gastineau Channel

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking mariners for their opinions on Gastineau Channel. Coast Guard Sector Juneau has created an online survey to judge how… Continue reading

Coast Guard reports busy Friday with twin Southeast medevacs

Coast Guard Air Station Sitka reported a busy morning with a pair of medevacs from unrelated medical emergencies in Southeast Alaska. According to Coast Guard… Continue reading

Coast Guardsmen gather for Buoy Tender Olympics at Station Juneau

The crews of seven U.S. Coast Guard buoy tenders and one Canadian vessel have gathered at Coast Guard Station Juneau for a week of training… Continue reading

Coast Guard nixes idea of ride-sharing for boats

Uber and Lyft can take you to the beach. Don’t count on them for rides beyond the tideline. That’s the word from the U.S. Coast… Continue reading

Admiral: Juneau in running to host new Coast Guard cutter

The head of the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska said Thursday that Alaska’s capital may host a new cutter. Rear Adm. Michael McAllister told the… Continue reading