Petty Officer 2nd Class John Kline, an aviation survival technician from Air Station Sitka, and two loggers from the Hetta Logging Camp prepare Nick Brazil, 55, for transport to Ketchikan from the camp 17 miles east of Hydaburg after a logging accident July 28, 2011. An Air Station Sitka MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter and crew were […]
The Alaska Army Guard supports wildfire suppression efforts in the vicinity of the Susitna River and Wantana Creek. Using a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter, the Guard provided transportation and material support for the Forest Service’s Lassen 21 member Interagency Hotshot Crew out of Susanville, California. This photo of the Lassen Hotshots, with the UH-60, was […]
We enjoy watching whales, sea otters, and shorebirds on the waterfront. Protecting these animals will preserve the opportunity to watch them again in the future. Marine wildlife viewing constitutes one of the unique benefits and joys of life here on the waterfront. Whether we live in wild Alaska, boat along the Gulf or Western coasts, […]
There has been some unusually warm and clear weather in South Central Alaska in the past week. Valdez saw its highest temperature ever recorded of 90° Fahrenheit on Monday, June 17, 2013, beating the previous record of 87°F registered on June 25, 1953. A very strong and warm ridge of high pressure parked itself over […]
Here are a few photographs of Alaska Commercial Fishing Vessels. Vessels pictured include purse seiners, fish tenders, gillnetters, longliners and power trollers.