The Morning Interview

USCG dockside exams offer “second set of eyes”

Listen to iFriendly audio.

Steve Ramp, of the U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment in Sitka, discusses the free dockside exam program for commercial fishing vessels. Ramp says the voluntary program gives fishermen a “second set of eyes” to look over their equipment, verify it meets federal requirements, and check that it’s in good condition. For more information, call 966-5620.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.

Recent News

Cooperative Extension to keep doors open in Anchorage, Sitka

Cooperative Extension Services maintains nine district offices and five service centers. (UAF website)
The Cooperative Extension Service at the University of Alaska Fairbanks planned to close two offices this fall due to state budget cuts - one in Anchorage and the other in Sitka. But today (08-31-16), Extension leadership announced a plan to keep both offices open. more

‘Passion’ and experience ideal for school board seat

The Sitka School Board at ANB Founders Hall in March. (KCAW photo/Robert Woolsey)
Board president Tim Fulton’s resignation becomes effective September 1, and remaining members now have 30 days to replace him. Superintendent Mary Wegner says there are some other important criteria. more