Coast Guard hoists mariner near Clatsop Spit, Ore.

Coast Guard hoists mariner near Clatsop Spit, Ore.
ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a mariner from a vessel that grounded at the mouth of the Columbia River near Clatsop Spit, Saturday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria rescued and transferred the subject, who was reportedly suffering from hypothermia, to emergency medical service personnel waiting at the air station. At 7:39 a.m., Coast Guard Sector...

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore

U.S. and Canada team up for International rescue over 200 miles offshore
SEATTLE — U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are working together to ensure five people abroad a 43-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water over 200 miles off the Washington Coast in 20-foot seas and 30-mph winds, Thursday sail safely to Tillamook. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received the initial report from Marine Communications and Traffic Services personnel in Prince...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Washington Olympic Mountains
WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker on the south slope of the Olympic Mountain in Washington, Monday. The hiker, who reportedly suffered a broken ankle, was transported to by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew to the Olympia, Washington, airport where he was met by emergency medical services for further medical care. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues man in the water near Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man in the water near Grays Harbor, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II rescued a man who was swept out to sea while wading in the water near the Grays Harbor north jetty at Ocean Shores, Washington, Sunday. The man, in his early twenties, who drifted approximately 300 yards past the tip of the jetty, was rescued from the water by the small boat crew, treated for hypothermia,...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Tillamook Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Tillamook Bay, Oregon
Coast Guard crewmembers transfer a 29-year-old male to emergency medical services at Station Tillamook Bay after pulling him from the water near Girabaldi, Ore., July 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay.) GIRABALDI, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man near the surf zone in the vicinity of the Tillamook Bay North Jetty, in Girabaldi, Sunday, after he reportedly...

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue family near Long Beach, Wash.

Coast Guard, partner agencies rescue family near Long Beach, Wash.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew, working with Long Beach Police Department personnel and park rangers, rescued a family of three, including a 20-month-old child, who were reportedly lost in Leadbetter Point State Park, Washington, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew landed in a clearing near a beach to rescue the lost family and transferred...

Coast Guard, local agencies medevac woman from canyon near Manzanita, Ore.

Coast Guard, local agencies medevac woman from canyon near Manzanita, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew worked with local agencies to medevac a 52-year-old woman after she fell down a canyon 10 miles East of Manzanita, Monday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria in Warrenton, safely transferred the woman to staff at Tillamook Regional Medical Center. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a medevac request...

Coast Guard rescues two people stranded on island in Columbia River, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two people stranded on island in Columbia River, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two people stranded on Wallace Island in the Columbia River, Sunday. With the boat secured on the island, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria in Warrenton safely transported the 20-year-old female and 29-year-old male to Westport, where one of their vehicles was parked. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker from Tillamook Head

Coast Guard medevacs hiker from Tillamook Head
WARRENTON, Ore.— A Coast Guard helicopter crew and local emergency responders medevaced a hiker reportedly suffering from exhaustion on the northwest point of Tillamook Head near Seaside Sunday. The MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria hoisted the 71-year-old man and transferred him to emergency medical services personnel waiting with an ambulance at the air station. Coast...