Coast Guard medevacs injured teen from cliffside near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs injured teen from cliffside near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of an injured teen from a cliff near Cape Kiwanda, in Tillamook County, Friday evening.The 16-year-old male self rescued himself onto the rocks and received assistance from a high-angle rescue team from the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office and fire department before being hoisted by a MH-60 Jayhawk aircrew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard proposes changes to navigational aid near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.

Coast Guard proposes changes to navigational aid near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.
SEATTLE – The U.S. Coast Guard is proposing to make a change to the Aids to Navigation system off Cape Kiwanda near Haystack Rock, Ore., and is seeking public comment. The proposed change is to the sound signal on Cape Kiwanda Bell Buoy, LLNR 665, from a bell to a whistle.  A whistle is more consistent and reliable than a bell, and is easier to maintain due to its durability in an offshore...

Coast Guard rescues two brothers, dog from 300-foot ravine

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two brothers, six-years-old and seven-years-old, from a 300-foot ravine at Cape Kiwanda, near Pacific City, Ore., Tuesday.