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...

Off duty Coast Guardsmen rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Off duty Coast Guardsmen rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. – An off duty Coast Guardsmen rescued a kayaker beset by weather near Grays Harbor, Washington, Saturday. The kayaker was recovered from the Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor Petty Officer, who was underway on a nearby boat, and transferred to shore without further medical concerns. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders received the report of the kayaker in destress from...

Coast Guard responds to partially sunken vessel near Willapa Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to partially sunken vessel near Willapa Bay, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has opened the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $25,000 to minimize pollution potential from the 125-foot former research vessel Hero, which partially sank at the pier in Bay Center near Willapa Bay, Washington, Monday. The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund was utilized to contract Global Diving and Salvage resulting in the removal of more than 70 gallons...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Hammond, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Hammond, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker who fell out of his kayak while paddling towards the Columbia River near Hammond, Oregon, Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew successfully lifted the man from the piling and ferried him to shore where he was met by local emergency medical services and released on site. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River watchstanders...

Coast Guard, locals rescue man from car in water near Portland, Ore.

Coast Guard, locals rescue man from car in water near Portland, Ore.
PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard and multiple local agency personnel rescued a man from his car, after it had gone into the Multnomah Channel just north of Sauvie Island Bridge near Portland, Friday. A 29-Foot Response Boat-Small II crew from Coast Guard Station Portland pulled the man from the water and safely transferred him to emergency medical service personnel, who transported him to Legacy Emanuel...