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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); The Princess’ crew contacted Coast...

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 aids vessel taking on water near Westport

Coast Guard aids vessel taking on water near Westport
Coast Guard Station Noyo River responds to a report of the vessel Samurai taking on water approximately one mile off Westport, California July 6, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class William Roman. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard responded Thursday to a report of a vessel taking on water with eight people aboard approximately a mile off the coast of Westport. Boaters aboard...

Coast Guard honors fallen flight crew on 20th anniversary of helicopter crash

Coast Guard honors fallen flight crew on 20th anniversary of helicopter crash
A ceremonial color guard team at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay presents colors before a memorial service held in remembrance of the crew and passengers of the CG-6549 helicopter that crashed 20 years ago during a search-and-rescue mission. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Seaman Alex Gray. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The crew of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay held a memorial service in McKinleyville, Thursday,...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay holds change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay holds change-of-command ceremony
Capt. Arthur Snyder, outgoing commander, shakes hands with Capt. Gregory Fuller after Fuller assumed command of Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville, Calif., June 8, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Sarah Wilson. MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Capt. Gregory Fuller relieved Capt. Arthur Snyder as commander of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in a change-of-command ceremony at the...

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay to hold change-of-command ceremony

Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay to hold change-of-command ceremony
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — Coast Guard personnel are scheduled to host a change-of-command ceremony for Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville Thursday. Capt. Gregory T. Fuller is scheduled to relieve Capt. Arthur J. Snyder as commander of Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in a change-of-command ceremony at 10 a.m. Fuller is coming from Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security Joint Task...

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...