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Children adrift in boat in Alaska rescued

Children adrift in boat in Alaska rescuedThree children have been rescued after going adrift in their family's small boat in a southeast Alaska harbor.

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identifications

Petersburg museum’s WWII era photo project needs help with identificationsA museum in Petersburg is reaching out to try and identify hundreds of World War Two era photos of people from central Southeast Alaska.

Seiner engine room floods, USCG responds

Seiner engine room floods, USCG respondsA six-person seiner taking on water near Ketchikan Friday morning was helped out by U.S. Coast Guard personnel, and escorted back to port.

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on plankton

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on planktonThey’re not recognizable like polar bears or whales. But phytoplankton are a key part of life in the Arctic -- and now, they're at the center of a new research effort to predict how the region will respond to climate change.

Shipping safety advocate criticizes arctic preparedness plans

Shipping safety advocate criticizes arctic preparedness plansA member of a group that formed after the Selendang Ayu ran aground a decade ago, is calling for more rescue tugs, monitoring and risk management measures in the Bering Strait and Unimak Pass.

New Coast Guard District 17 commander brings Arctic experience

New Coast Guard District 17 commander brings Arctic experienceNew District 17 commander Rear Adm. Dan Abel says he's ready to carry on the Coast Guard's Arctic mission

Juneau Jet Ski riders practice personal watercraft safety at Auke Lake

Juneau Jet Ski riders practice personal watercraft safety at Auke LakeA handful of Jet Ski riders took to Auke Lake this weekend as part of a boater safety workshop.

Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwide

Boating deaths down in Alaska, nationwideThe U.S. Coast Guard says boating fatalities are down in Alaska and nationwide.

Freighter crew searching for missing crewmember

53-year old man disappeared from M/V Malto Hope in North Pacific

Arctic may not be that busy, report says

Arctic may not be that busy, report saysA recent government report suggests less ice may not mean more ships in the Arctic.
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