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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

Beach-goers enjoy the water in front of a U.S. Coast Guard ship docked just off shore in front the Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel along Waikiki beach. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Seattle Sailor Found Alive After Being Lost At Sea For Second Time

The Seattle sailor who turned up safe after the Coast Guard suspended an exhaustive search had been feared lost at sea before, his brother said Tuesday.

01/03/2012

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