Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard

Hiker missing for 5 days in Southern Oregon rescued by the Coast Guard
A rescued a hiker, who had missing for 5 days, in the Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, June 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Russell Merrick. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard located and hoisted a hiker, Wednesday morning who had been missing for nearly 5 days while hiking in Southern Oregon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend located and hoisted...

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured beachgoer after she fell from the rocks sustaining substantial injuries to her arms and leg near Brookings, Ore., Thursday. The woman was met by a Curry County Sheriff’s Office ground crew who prepped her for Coast Guard helicopter transport to Brookings Airport where they were met by Life Flight. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

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...