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Search Continues For Crewman Who Fell Off Local Fishing Boat

The Coast Guard is searching for a crewman who fell off a fishing boat about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday off the Olympic Peninsula, about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2013

Protestors will march from Westlake Plaza today with plans to shut down the Port of Seattle in a wave of state-wide protests today. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Derelict Port Ludlow Ship Headed For Seattle

A derelict ship at Port Ludlow that was seized by the state Department of Natural Resources is scheduled to be towed Friday to a Seattle shipyard.

CBS Seattle–01/10/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar.  (credit: Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Salazar, Coast Guard Announce Drill Vessel Reviews

A day after Royal Dutch Shell PLC towed a damaged floating drill rig to shelter from a remote Alaska island, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the department will perform an “expedited, high-level assessment” of the 2012 Arctic offshore drilling season.

01/08/2013

File photo of touring boats at a pier.  (credit: Getty Images)

72 Rescued When Sightseeing Vessel Takes On Water

The Coast Guard says responders have rescued 72 people on a sightseeing vessel that began taking on water in Alaska’s Glacier Bay after reportedly striking a rock.

08/20/2012

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Navy Ships, Jets Arriving in Seattle for Seafair

Three Navy ships and the Navy’s Blue Angels jets are arriving in Seattle. They’ll practice Thursday and Friday and perform Saturday and Sunday over the hydroplane race course on Lake Washington.

07/31/2012

A Greenpeace activist holds a banner during a protest.  (credit: MICHAL CIZEK/GettyImages)

Shell Vessel Re-anchors After Moving Toward Shore

A Shell Oil drilling vessel slipped it anchorage Saturday and began moving toward shore in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands before it was re-anchored, the Coast Guard said.

07/15/2012

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Everett-Based Coast Guard Ship Testing Biofuel

An Everett-based buoy tender is the first Coast Guard ship to test a biofuel made from algae.

06/21/2012

Fishing boats in the harbor of Kodiak.  (credit: Paul Oomen/GettyImages)

Kodiak In Dark On Double Homicide Investigation

From the vantage point of the Comfort Inn parking lot near the entrance to Kodiak’s airport, traffic moves north toward downtown or south to the Coast Guard air station, the home to cutters, helicopters and rescue swimmers that aid mariners in the Bering Sea or the Pacific Ocean.

05/27/2012

A Welcome to Kodiak, Alaska photo. (credit: Ken Gillham and Robert Harding/GettyImages)

Alaska Island Residents Worry After Coast Guard Killings

ANCHORAGE,Alaska(AP) — Law officers are reassuring residents of Alaska’s Kodiak  Island that they’re not in immediate danger following the shooting deaths of two workers at a Coast Guard communications station, but no reports of any […]

04/14/2012

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Fishing Boat Sank So Fast – No Time for Distress Call

The 70-foot trawler went down in the night this past weekend, probably in a matter of seconds, 17 miles off the rugged coast of southern Washington. When the Coast Guard reached the scene hours later, there was nothing but an oil slick, an empty life raft and some crab pots to mark where the trawler disappeared. The Coast Guard found no survivors in concluding a search of 640 square miles.

03/13/2012

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