Coast Guard rescues man from forest near Aberdeen, Washington

Coast Guard rescues man from forest near Aberdeen, Washington
A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria hoists an injured man from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington, on Oct. 19, 2019.  (Photo courtesy of Grays County Fire Department) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday morning from a forest several miles east of Aberdeen, Washington. At 10 a.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues 3 from island in Willapa Bay, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued three people from an island in Willapa Bay after their canoe capsized due to weather, Monday evening. One of the stranded individuals called 911 to alert authorities to the situation. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River were notified from Pacific County dispatch around 5:30 p.m. that three people needed...

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Chinook Harbor
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a sport fishing vessel that ran aground near Chinook Harbor, Washington, Monday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center in Astoria, Oregon, were notified at 10:40 a.m., that an individual aboard a 20-foot boat had suffered a head injury after the vessel...

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.

Coast Guard airlifts stranded hiker at Ecola State Park, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard airlifted a hiker stranded on a rock piling at Ecola State Park, Wednesday night. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, hoisted the uninjured man and transported him to Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River...

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago

Coast Guard holds memorial for helicopter crew lost 22 years ago
Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay crewmembers gather to honor and remember the crew of CG-6549, June 7, 2019, who were lost on June 8, 1997 in an effort to rescue mariners in distress approximately 60 miles West of Cape Mendocino, California. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. — The Coast Guard honored the sacrifice of four crewmembers lost at sea in 1997 off the coast of Cape Mendocino,...

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar
The 738-foot motor vessel, Gorgoypikoos, sits aground on the Miller Sands bar, east of Tongue Point, Ore., June 2, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River. ASTORIA, Ore.— The Coast Guard responded to a 738-foot motor vessel which ran aground on the Miller Sands Bar, east of Tongue Point, Sunday. The vessel was able to pull itself off the bar early Monday morning at high-tide,...

Kayaker hoisted by Coast Guard aircrew on Long Island, Wash.

Kayaker hoisted by Coast Guard aircrew on Long Island, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 file photo. SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a 67-year-old kayaker who was reported overdue from his trip near Willapa Bay, Washington, Wednesday morning. The man was hoisted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew, safely transported and lowered to his vehicle on shore at 2:28 a.m., where he departed for home. At approximately 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday...

Coast Guard rescues two boater near Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two boater near Tillamook Bay, Ore.
Coast Guard crewmembers aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat transit out of Tillamook Bay, Ore., responding to a search and rescue case near Netarts Bay, Ore., Feb. 13, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Tillamook Bay. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two recreational boaters in distress near Netarts Bay, located about 5 miles southwest of Tillamook, Wednesday morning. Watch-standers...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly became stranded on rocks at Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook, Ore., Monday evening. The man was hoisted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew at 5:43 p.m. and safely transported to shore. A member of the Tillamook Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector...