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Alaska Earthquake Shakes Region

The massive earthquake that rocked Anchorage, Alaska, on Friday, November 30th caused widespread damage to roads, buildings, schools, and homes. Initially, a tsunami warning was issued after the quake, but it was revised and canceled after authorities assessed that there … Continue reading

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Fisherman Falls Overboard Near Nome, Alaska

A 56-year-old fisherman is missing after falling overboard on Friday, October 26th. The F/V JUDA LEE was approximately 7 miles off the coast of Nome, Alaska when the incident occurred. Anthony Shelp, the vessel owner, was reportedly fishing with family … Continue reading

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Long-Range Medevac Conducted 100 Miles North of St. Paul, Alaska

When fishermen or crewmembers working in Alaska are injured or fall ill, the U.S. Coast Guard is often called upon to medevac. But what if a vessel is far from assistance? In these situations, long-range medevacs are necessary. Follow the … Continue reading

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An Adventurous Summer in Alaska: In and Out of the Courtroom

Interested in public defense? Intern in Alaska. Not interested in public defense? Visit Alaska. Applying for jobs for my 2L summer, I wanted to get the most experience I could in the courtroom. I had no idea where I would … Continue reading

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Holland America Passenger Medevaced From Cruise Ship in Alaska Waters

A news release from the U.S. Coast Guard stated a woman was medevaced from a Holland America cruise ship near Ketchikan, Alaska on Thursday (Sept. 13th). According to the statement, A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Ketchikan … Continue reading

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