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Residents of the Savikko Park area might have been perplexed to see boats with oil booms swanning about near Douglas Harbor on Tuesday morning. The… Continue reading
Between near-zero visibility and a 70 mph headwind, conditions were far from ideal.
The vessel has been in service since 1971 and undertaken many high-profile rescues and operations.
New commander says he has found his work.
Big things are coming for Alaska, the admiral says.
District 17 practiced doing more with less.
Long nights, thick ice, and hamsters: the Polar Star finishes a rare northern deployment.
Clean up and investigation into the sinking are underway.
The former president of the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium has not been recovered.
Mechanical failures and cold threatened the water supply.
She doesn’t know any jokes but she’s still pretty good at breaking the ice.
The crew is honing the trade of operating in the harshest waters on earth.
“Laser strikes jeopardize the safety of our boat crews…”
The mission is as much to reaffirm presence as to train a new generation of coldwater sailors.
“We want to stress the importance of letting people know where you are going on the water…”
“Fortunately the hunters were prepared for the weather and low visibility.”
Recent Russian exercises and America’s sole functional icebreaker are all cause for concern, the senator opined.
No injuries were reported.
The icebreaker was retasked north to support the national security and science mission there.
Weather at the scene was 57-mph winds and 10 foot seas.