Coast Guard, Port Angeles first responders rescue man after fall near Port Angeles

Coast Guard, Port Angeles first responders rescue man after fall near Port Angeles
USCG File Photo PORT ANGELES, Wash. – The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of an injured man, Monday afternoon in Port Angeles after a fall off a cliff near Port Angeles. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); A Coast Guard helicopter hoisted a 31-year-old male and a Port Angeles Fire Department emergency medical technician from the cliffside...

Pacific Northwest personnel deploy to assist Hurricane Harvey response

Pacific Northwest personnel deploy to assist Hurricane Harvey response
SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel from Washington and Oregon units have deployed to assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Texas. Personnel from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton, Oregon, Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound and the 13th District have deployed in response to the hurricane. One MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter has been deployed from Sector...

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks

12-year-old boy calls 911, Coast Guard rescues parents from overturned kayaks
64-foot Special Purpose Craft-Screening Vessel file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Amanda Norcross SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit (MFPU) Bangor boat crew rescued two adults after their kayaks overturned near Point No Point in Washington, Sunday. The couple’s 12-year-old son contacted 911 on a cell phone and Coast Guard boat crews rescued and safely transferred the...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs teen off La Push beach
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a teenager off of Third Beach near La Push, Washington, Sunday morning. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles safely hoisted the 17-year-old and transported him to local emergency medical service personnel waiting in Forks. At approximately 2 a.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Grand Princess passenger outside Strait of Juan De Fuca

Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship Grand Princess passenger outside Strait of Juan De Fuca
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew members from Air Station Port Angeles share patient information with medics from Airflight Northwest at the Port Angeles base, Aug. 14, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Air Station Port Angeles. SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew conducted a medevac of an ill passenger aboard the cruise ship Grand Princess just after it exited the Strait of Juan de Fuca,...

Coast Guard rescues two near Neah Bay

Coast Guard rescues two near Neah Bay
A 22-foot recreational boat sits on a beach at Kydaka Point near Neah Bay, Wash., Aug. 13, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Corey Castillo. SEATTLE – A Coast Guard ground party rescued two people from an aground 22-foot recreational boat off Kydaka Point about 10 miles east of Neah Bay, Sunday night. The ground party found a male and female huddled together in the grounded...

Coast Guard rescues 7 children and 3 adults from raft taking on water in Bellingham Bay

Coast Guard rescues 7 children and 3 adults from raft taking on water in Bellingham Bay
Boat crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium from Coast Guard Station Bellingham rescue seven children and three adults from a raft taking on water in the vicinity of Point Francis in Bellingham Bay, Wash., Aug. 8, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Aaron Larson. SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued seven kids and three adults from a raft that started taking on water...

Coast Guard seeks public’s help in search for missing mariner

Coast Guard seeks public's help in search for missing mariner
Coast Guard 25-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help to assist in the search for Bryan Halligan, a 52-year-old male that was last seen leaving his home to the Harbor Village Marina in Bothell, Sunday. The man was expected to be attending Seafair activities aboard his 17-foot white Bayliner with blue and gray vinyl seats and a hull number...

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair

Response crews see an increase of arrests on Lake Washington during Seafair
Petty Officer 2nd Drew Allen and Petty Officer 2nd Class Jordan Kuehl perform field sobriety tests on a boater during Seattle’s Seafair, Aug. 5, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Lara Davis) SEATTLE – Coast Guard personnel, working with local and state law enforcement agencies, saw an almost 70% increase in arrests on Lake Washington during the Seafair events this past...