Coast Guard promotes safety among gold dredge operators

Alaska is well known for its wealth of resources. Fish, lumber and oil are only a few of the valuable commodities that have driven people to brave the challenging environment of the Last Frontier, but there is another hard sought […]

Coast Guard ensures safety of marine operators in remote Northwestern Alaska

  By Ensign Victoria Stockton Coast Guard examiners conducted dockside safety exams in the remote communities of Nome, Golovin, Koyuk and Unalakleet Sept. 17 to 21. Lt. j.g. Ryan Butler, Petty Officer 2nd Class Alex Olbert and Petty Officer 2nd […]

Dredging vessels sit in Nome Harbor.

Coast Guard, partners reach out to Nome gold dredgers

 Story by Caitlin Goettler There’s gold to be found in Nome, as made evident by the nearly 70 gold dredgers in attendance at a public meeting on dredging safety, which was hosted by the Coast Guard in conjunction with its […]