Coast Guard conducts inland rescue of injured hiker near Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard conducts inland rescue of injured hiker near Coos Bay, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a woman who suffered a leg injury while hiking Quail Creek Park near Coos Bay, Ore., Wednesday. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew successfully hoisted the 69-year-old woman and transported her to awaiting emergency medical services at the Grants Pass Airport for further medical care. Watchstanders at Sector North Bend received...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Yachats, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker near Yachats, Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker on the Neptune State Scenic Viewpoint hiking trail near Yachats, Ore., Saturday. The man was successfully hoisted into the helicopter and transported to Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Ore., where he was met by local emergency medical services for further evaluation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received the report of...

Coast Guard urges public to be aware of bar restrictions in the Pacific Northwest

Coast Guard urges public to be aware of bar restrictions in the Pacific Northwest
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard reminds boaters to adhere to bar restrictions while traversing the rivers in the Pacific Northwest. More than seven deaths in bar-related accidents have been reported along the Oregon coast last year. Failure to comply with rules and regulations under Federal Law may result in penalties including imprisonment of up to 10 years, up to a $10,000 fine, and forfeiture...

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember from vessel 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon
COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a crewmember aboard the cargo vessel Daio Papyrus 10 miles west of Coos Bay, Ore., Sunday. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the injured crewmember from the Panamanian flagged motor vessel after he reportedly suffered a severe laceration to his head. Sector North Bend received notification from the Daio Papyrus...

Coast Guard rescues two beachgoers from cave near Yachats, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two beachgoers from cave near Yachats, Ore.
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew takes a moment for a picture with the two young men they rescued from a cave near Yachats, Ore., Feb. 15, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector North Bend. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two beachgoers who found themselves stranded deep inside a cave south of Yachats, Oregon, Tuesday night. A Coast Guard Sector North...

Coast Guard suspends search for father and son swept out to sea near Cape Blanco

Coast Guard suspends search for father and son swept out to sea near Cape Blanco
NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 11:51 a.m. Monday, for a 31-year-old father and 3-year-old son from the Eugene area, who were swept out to sea from a Boice Cope County Park beach, 4 miles north of Cape Blanco, Ore., Sunday. MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crews from Coast Guard Sector North Bend and Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, as well as a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew...

Coast Guard, local partners search for father and daughter near Cape Blanco, Ore.

Coast Guard, local partners search for father and daughter near Cape Blanco, Ore.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a father and daughter who were swept out to sea from a Boice Cope County Park beach, 2 miles north of Cape Blanco, Ore., Sunday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend is currently on scene. A second dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station...

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old male who was swept out to sea near Cape Perpetua, Ore., Thursday. Coast Guard  helicopter and boat crews searched for more than 15 hours alongside Oregon State Police and Yachats Fire departments. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received the report via 911 dispatch stating that the man had fallen in the...

Coast Guard responds to disoriented mariner in Charleston, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to disoriented mariner in Charleston, Ore.
Coast Guard members transfer a mariner to emergency medical personnel at Coast Guard Sector North Bend, Ore., Dec. 16, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. CHARLESTON, Ore. — Coast Guard and local fire department crews responded to a mariner who had become lost while attempting to walk back from his vessel after it went soft aground in the Charleston South Slough, Friday. An...