Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near Noyo River
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medevaced a 22-year-old fisherman near Noyo River who was reportedly suffering from abdominal pains aboard the 42-foot commercial fishing vessel Princess, Sunday. The Princess’ crew contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders on VHF-FM channel 16 around 4 p.m., requesting help for...

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City

Coast Guard rescues 16-year-old hiker from cliff near Crescent City
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a 16-year-old boy who fell from the Coastal Trail on Highway 101 and was stranded 300 feet up from a cliff face near Crescent City, Saturday night. The Del Norte County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers called Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., to request a helicopter...

Coast Guard seeks tips, information on recent laser attacks on helicopters

Coast Guard seeks tips, information on recent laser attacks on helicopters
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay prepares for a night flight. (Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Kevin J. Neff) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard is asking the public for tips or information regarding recent laser attacks aimed against rescue helicopter crews. The latest attack occurred Tuesday evening near the Arcata-Eureka airport as...

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response

Coast Guard deploys more California crews in support of Hurricane Harvey response
A member of the Coast Guard’s Pacific Strike Team prepares to load an all-terrain vehicle into a C-27 Spartan aircraft at Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento in Sacramento, Calif., Aug. 28, 2017.  ALAMEDA, Calif. – The Coast Guard deployed additional California-based personnel and equipment in support of Hurricane Harvey relief operations Monday. A Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento flight crew...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River

Coast Guard rescues 3 from Smith River
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard rescued three teenagers Tuesday from the Smith River approximately seven miles east of the U.S. Highway 101 bridge in Crescent City. Del Norte County Sheriff personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 5:50 p.m., reporting that three teenagers became stranded after their vessel capsized and they needed a helicopter...

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail

Coast Guard medevacs distressed hiker from Lost Coast Trail
USCG File Photo SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard medevaced a 29-year-old female hiker Thursday from the Lost Coast Trail approximately 45 miles south of Humboldt Bay. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 11 a.m., reporting an activated Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) by a distressed hiker needing...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers near Eel River
USCG File Photo MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. ⎯ The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded along the Eel River near Island Mountain, Wednesday morning. Local responders contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders around 10 p.m., Tuesday requesting assistance locating two hikers who had become stranded. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay hoisted...

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2, search for third person near Fort Bragg

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue 2, search for third person near Fort Bragg
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard and local partner agencies are searching for a 67-year-old male in the water after rescuing two people near Todd Point in Fort Bragg Saturday evening. At approximately 6 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders received a report of two men and one female in the water. An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay rescued a female from the water...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay rescues man who fell from a cliff

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay rescues man who fell from a cliff
McKinleyville, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man who fell from a beachside bluff in vicinity of Trinidad Calif., Monday. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders were notified at approximately 01:55 p.m., by the Humboldt County Sheriff office that a man fell down a steep embankment onto the rocky beach below and suffered a broken leg. CALFIRE responders arrived on scene and provided medical...