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 rescues man from Humboldt Bay jetty

Coast Guard rescues man from Humboldt Bay jetty
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay hoists a man from Humboldt Bay’s north jetty Jan. 26, 2017 after he became stranded due to a disabled vehicle and hazardous surf conditions. U.S. Coast Guard photo. McKinleyville, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued a man from the Humboldt Bay north jetty Thursday after he became stranded in his vehicle during a...

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor

Coast Guard establishes safety zones for Noyo River, Humboldt Bay, Crescent City Harbor
EUREKA, Calif. — The Coast Guard established a safety zone in the navigable waters of the Noyo River Channel, Humboldt Bay and Crescent City Harbor entrances Saturday to promote the navigational safety of all vessels along the coast when extreme environmental conditions are present, which will extend through March 31. The safety zone prohibits vessels from transiting the affected areas during...

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...

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Humboldt Bay

Coast Guard rescues 3 near Humboldt Bay
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued three people Tuesday evening after they had become isolated in the forest south of Eureka. Humboldt County Sheriff’s Department personnel notified Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay watchstanders at approximately 8:20 p.m., Tuesday, reporting that a 14-year-old female was lost in the woods near the Ridgewood area. Reports indicated that the girl...

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after boat capsizes near Mendocino

Coast Guard rescues 4 boaters after boat capsizes near Mendocino
FORT BRAGG, Calif. — The Coast Guard rescued four people Tuesday after their inflatable boat capsized off Stillwell Point, south of Mendocino. At approximately 10:30 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay personnel were notified by the International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) that a 16-foot gray inflatable boat capsized, leaving four people in distress a quarter mile offshore. The...

Coast Guardsmen dedicate flagpole to fallen petty officer in Humboldt Bay

Coast Guardsmen dedicate flagpole to fallen petty officer in Humboldt Bay
Petty Officer 3rd Class Kurt Kenneth Romero Eureka, Calif. — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay dedicated a flagpole in front of Coast Guard housing office to Petty Officer 3rd Class Kurt Kenneth Romero, an electricians mate and fallen shipmate, Friday. Romero was born Dec. 2, 1984 and joined the Coast Guard in March 2014, where he served with honor and distinction until he passed away May 1, 2016. The...