Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 2 mariners aboard sinking vessel near Grays Harbor, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two mariners from a vessel taking on water 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. The two mariners were successfully flown back to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria around 5:40 p.m. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center responded to a request for...

Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River

Coast Guard completes phase 1 cleanup of 7 vessels on Columbia River
A contractor from National Response Corporation Environmental Services prepares to remove barrels of hazardous materials from a derelict vessel located at a submerged-land site on the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., June 3, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Chief Petty Officer Kevin Ouyoumjian. PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and its contractor completed the first phase of the cleanup of...

Cleanup of hazardous materials aboard vessels at site near Goble, Ore. begins

Cleanup of hazardous materials aboard vessels at site near Goble, Ore. begins
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and its Oregon state partners started the cleanup process, Thursday, of a former leased site near Goble on the Columbia River where there are multiple vessels, some of which may potentially contain environmentally hazardous material including bunker oil, various fuels, asbestos, lead paint and household waste. The lease started in August 2012 and was originally for...

Coast Guard rescues overturned boater near Astoria, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues overturned boater near Astoria, Ore.
A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists a man after his vessel capsized near Warrenton, Ore., May 26, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment. WARRENTON, Ore. —The Coast Guard rescued a boater who capsized near the Lewis and Clark Bridge in Warrenton, Ore., Friday. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew...

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.

Coast Guard oversees removal of 2,900 gallons of oily water from barge at Goble, Ore.
Contractors from the National Response Coordination Environmental Services walk the decks of the crane barge Amazon as they prepare to remove 2,900 gallons of oily water from the barge located on the banks of the Columbia River near Goble, Ore., May 12, U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Marine Environmental Detachment Portland. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard oversaw the removal of nearly 3,000 gallons...

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port of Portland

Coast Guard scheduled to participate in multi-agency training in Port of Portland
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard, alongside the Port of Portland and other Federal, State and local agencies, are scheduled to hold a one-day, multi-agency homeland-security-related incident exercise at Terminal 2, Port of Portland, Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. With exercise participants conducting operations on the water, air, and land, members of the public are reminded that...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on rocky edge of Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on rocky edge of Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Oregon
A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew returns to base with a man who was stranded on a rock due to incoming surf near Hug Point, Ore., April 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a man that was stranded on a rocky edge by the high tide at Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Monday afternoon. The...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of diver near Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of diver near Tillamook Bay, Ore.
A crew member aboard a 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II, from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, Ore., retrieves a distressed diver from the water near the Tillamook Bay Bar, March 26, 2017. Photo courtesy of Don R. Best. WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew assisted local county personnel and pulled a distressed diver from the water near the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Sunday. The...

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.

Coast Guard assists in rescue of stranded hikers on King’s Mountain, Ore.
SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued two hikers who were stranded on King’s Mountain in Oregon’s Tillamook Forest, Saturday. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew hoisted the two hikers and a member of a ground search party, who were all impacted by exposure to the cold weather and dropped the subjects off at South Fork Forest Camp where Tillamook County police officers...