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USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

USCG Arctic strategy requires more ice breakers

The number of ships through the Bering Strait grew 118 percent between 2008 and 2012, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

How the Coast Guard’s ice breaker crushes through 21 feet of solid ice

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The heavy ice breaker Polar Star at the ice edge of the Chukchi Sea north of Wainwright, July 16, 2013. Photo by USCG PO1

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USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

USCG celebrates 223rd birthday

The U.C. Coast Guard heavy ice breaker Polar Star pulled into Juneau’s AJ cruise ship dock on Friday. The ship was open to the public

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Search called off for missing boater, one body found, another man found alive

Aluminum drop bow landing craft reportedly sank near Cape Ommaney Thursday evening

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

Tragedy and Courage on the Bering Sea

FPV Galaxy on fire in the Bering Sea, Oct. 20, 2002. Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard.

One of the most riveting stories of disaster and bravery … more

Valdez boat explosion burns two people

Valdez boat explosion burns two peopleFather and daughter medivacked to Seattle for treatment

Update: 9 Rescued After Boat Runs Aground Near Auke Bay

Update: 9 Rescued After Boat Runs Aground Near Auke BayThe 36-foot motor vessel Islander ran aground at Shelter Island just outside Auke Bay.

Coast Guard winds down search for missing crewman

Alaska State Troopers plan to look underwater for F/V Swift deckhand

Protect your dog from summer heat, noises

Protect your dog from summer heat, noisesHeat, thunderstorms, fireworks – what’s a dog to do?

Search underway for missing deckhand

Unidentified man reportedly went overboard off of F/V Swift