Coast Guard reminds boaters to secure, mark boats before winter storms

Coast Guard reminds boaters to secure, mark boats before winter storms
An unmanned, adrift vessel floats in Puget Sound north of Port Angeles, Wash (Courtesy photo) PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard reminds boaters and paddle craft users to secure and mark their boats before upcoming winter storms. The Coast Guard has launched on 90 unmanned adrift vessel cases within the 13th Coast Guard District during calendar year 2017. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound personnel responded...

Coast Guard medevacs ill man after 400 mile flight off Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs ill man after 400 mile flight off Oregon
Petty Officer 1st Class Jason Yelvington and Petty Officer 3rd Class Tyler Hioe assist personnel from the Life Flight Network with a medevac patient at the airport in Warrenton, Ore., Dec. 1, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 50-year-old man from a bulk carrier 200 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Friday. An...

Coast Guard rescues 2 women stranded on rocks near Hug Point, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 2 women stranded on rocks near Hug Point, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo CANNON BEACH, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two women off of a rock after they became stranded by the rising tide at the Hug Point State Recreation Site north of Cannon Beach, Thursday evening. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the women and transported them to local emergency...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from cargo vessel 174 miles off Columbia River
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 38-year-old man from a cargo vessel 174 miles off the Columbia River entrance, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the injured crewman and transported him to sector, where he was transferred to Life Flight Network personnel for transportation to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Newport, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs man from cruise ship near Newport, Oregon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man suffering from heart attack like symptoms from a cruise ship 45 miles off the coast of Newport, Oregon, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew successfully hoisted the man and transported him to Samaritan Pacific Hospital in Newport for further medical care. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing on the Oregon Coast

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing on the Oregon Coast
Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended at the search 8:56 p.m. for a missing man who reportedly fell off a cliff in Oswald West State Park, Oregon, Sunday. The search was suspended after search efforts by an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River

Coast Guard rescues 2 from boat sinking on the Columbia River
File photo of a 47-foot motor life boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disapp WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews rescued two from a boat taking on water near buoy 10 at the entrance of the Columbia River, Wednesday. Two men were safely taken aboard a 47-foot Motor Life Boat from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, and were transported to Hammond Marina where they were released with no reported...

Coast Guard rescues hiker from cliffside near Tillamook Head, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues hiker from cliffside near Tillamook Head, Oregon
Emergency medical technicians load up a patient transferred to them by a Coast Guard aircrew at Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., Sept. 6, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a hiker missing in Ecola State Park, between Seaside and Cannon Beach, near Tillamook Head Wednesday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...