Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down

Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down
Cleanup of an oil spill in the Columbia River is winding down, Feb. 12, 2018, after an oil tank was removed from under a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, Jan. 30, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Campanale. ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard’s cleanup efforts of an oil spill in the Columbia River adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa...

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon
Contractors remove an oil tank from under a dilapidated pier on the Columbia River just west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa in Astoria, Jan. 30, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A boiler oil tank has been removed from a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Hotel Cannery Pier, Tuesday, as responders work to remove the source of the oil spill that was...

Oil sheen response continues in Astoria, Oregon

Oil sheen response continues in Astoria, Oregon
An oil sheen can be seen trailing from under a dilapidated pier near the Cannery Pier Hotel in downtown Astoria, Oregon, Jan. 20, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River aircrew. ASTORIA — Coast Guard and local salvage personnel continue cleanup of oil sheen on the Columbia River near Astoria, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River’s Incident Management Division team...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon
Coast Guard personnel responded to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Ore., January 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Oregon – Coast Guard personnel are responding to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River dispatched personnel from the Incident Management...

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation
Members of the Astoria City Council and the commands of local Coast Guard units meet to commemorate the re-designated of Astoria, Ore., as a Coast Guard City in Astoria, June 5, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. ASTORIA, Ore. — The city of Astoria was re-designated a Coast Guard City, affirming its support of the Coast Guard units and service members that...

Coast Guard to base 2 new cutters in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard to base 2 new cutters in Astoria, Oregon
A Sentinel-Class 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Eric D. Woodall) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday it will homeport two of the service’s new Sentinel-Class 154-foot Fast Response Cutters (FRC) in Astoria, Oregon, starting in 2021. These two ships have not yet been named, but the FRCs are named after enlisted Coast Guard personnel who distinguished...

Astoria, Oregon unveils Coast Guard City monument

Astoria, Oregon unveils Coast Guard City monument
ASTORIA, Ore. — The city of Astoria unveiled a monument commemorating its designation as a Coast Guard City during a ceremony on the 17th St. Pier, Thursday. The ceremony, attended by Senator Betsy Johnson, D-Scappoose, and Oregon State Representative Deborah Boone, D-Cannon Beach, began with remarks from Astoria Mayor Willis Van Dusen and Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Commander, Capt. Bruce...

America’s Tall Ship to arrive in Astoria, Oregon Thursday

PACIFIC OCEAN – The only square-rigged sailing vessel presently active in the U.S. fleet is scheduled to sail into Astoria, Ore., Thursday at approximately 10 a.m. and will depart Monday, June 16, at approximately 2 p.m. The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle will be open for free public tours Thursday 2 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. –...