When a Guardian Flight air ambulance plane inexplicably vanished Jan. 29 over Frederick Sound, mechanical failures grounded the nearest Coast Guard helicopters at Air Station Sitka.
The 17-year-old non-profit maritime organization just moved into their new building in August 2017.
Fish oil is considered an environmental hazard, but is far less damaging than crude oil.
25-year-old woman identified only as a Columbian national disappeared Thursday morning from the Norwegian Pearl.
Seven crew have been rescued from Oryong 501 sinking Nov. 3. 27 bodies were recovered, and 26 are still missing.
New District 17 commander Rear Adm. Dan Abel says he’s ready to carry on the Coast Guard’s Arctic mission
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
Sunday July 15, kicked off the 2012 Coast Guard Buoy Round-up held by the 17th Coast Guard District in Juneau. The event is a week long series of training exercises.