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Polar Star headed for Arctic ice trials

Polar Star headed for Arctic ice trialsThe United States’ only heavy icebreaker will soon be back in service after a four-year, $90 million renovation.

1 dead, 6 rescued after plane crash near Petersburg

1 dead, 6 rescued after plane crash near PetersburgOne person is dead and six were rescued from a floatplane crash Tuesday on the mainland near Petersburg.

Missing boater found in St. James Bay

Missing boater found in St. James BayA Coast Guard helicopter crew has rescued a stranded boater from the shore of St. James Bay, near Juneau.

Update: Overdue boater found

Scott Pierce left Haines Sunday morning aboard the 25-foot sail boat Darshan. He was due into Juneau on Monday.

Search started for missing freighter crewman

Unidentified Indian national reported missing in waters north of Kiska

Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak Island

Fish processing vessel grounds on Kodiak IslandA fish processing vessel that went hard aground on Kodiak Island was struck by other problems earlier this year, including a diesel spill and two ammonia leaks.

Tugs towing Shell drill vessel to Dutch Harbor

Tugs towing Shell drill vessel to Dutch HarborA Royal Dutch Shell PLC drilling barge that ran aground New Year's Eve is on the move from near Kodiak Island in Alaska to Dutch Harbor.

Kulluk cleared to leave Kiliuda Bay

Kulluk cleared to leave Kiliuda BayThe Coast Guard lifted an order restricting movement of Shell’s Kulluk drill rig. It's now clear to head to Unalaska.

Why Attu Island is still fighting WWII

Why Attu Island is still fighting WWIIAttu Island is overdue for some spring cleaning. Seventy years after World War II, the island is still littered with shards of old Coke bottles, lead-based batteries, leaking fuel drums and unexploded artillery.

Grounded AK drill barge called safe to tow

Grounded AK drill barge called safe to towA multi-agency group formed to deal with the New Year's Eve grounding of a Royal Dutch Shell PLC drill barge near Kodiak Island says the rig is safe to tow to its next port and the unified command is disbanding.