Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers and then transferred them to a Bellingham Fire and Rescue Boat crew, where an Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington
Petty Officers 3rd Class Jordan Harlacher and Matthew Boyd, both 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crewmembers, from Station Bellingham, prepare to transfer an injured woman off a sailing vessel that ran aground near Sucia Island with the help of an aviation survival technician from Air Station Port Angeles, July 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Tyrkala. SEATTLE –...

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew located a father and son diving pair after the divers became separated from their dive boat while diving near the San Juan Islands, Thursday. The father and son divers, ages 46 and 18 respectively and from Forest Grove, Oregon, were located safe on land and were transported back to their dive boat and reunited with...

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters whose boat started taking on water in Canadian Waters near Boundary Pass, Saturday afternoon. Joint Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police boat crews aboard two Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Mediums from Coast Guard Station Bellingham and Coast Guard Station Port Angeles assisted...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard finds amphetamines, prescription pills during vessel boarding near Anacortes, Wash.

Coast Guard finds amphetamines, prescription pills during vessel boarding near Anacortes, Wash.
A 32-foot cabin cruiser sits at a dock near Anacortes, Wash., after a Coast Guard boarding team discovered a distributable amount of prescription pills, amphetamines and cash on the recreational vessel during a routine safety boarding of the boat, Aug. 9, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham. SEATTLE – A Coast Guard boarding team discovered amphetamines, prescription pills...

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 rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island

Coast Guard rescues 3 mariners after vessel runs aground near Boulder Island
USCG File Photo SEATTLE- A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles crew hoisted three mariners after vessel ran aground near Boulder Island, Wash., Saturday. The three mariners, who were aboard a 46-foot recreational vessel, climbed onto rocks and were they were safely hoisted and transported to Paine Field, a small international airport in Everett. A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew aboard a...

Coast Guard crew rescues two boys stranded in Lopez Sound, Wash.

Coast Guard crew rescues two boys stranded in Lopez Sound, Wash.
USCG File Photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard crew rescued two 12-year-old male kayakers who became stranded on Crab Island in Lopez Sound, Wash., Wednesday. The kayakers paddled out to meet Coast Guard Station Bellingham crewmembers aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium and were safely transported to the boat ramp at Hunter’s Point on Lopez Island. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received...