Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to help locate the person or persons who pointed a red laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter Friday at 10:23 p.m. as the crew was flying a mission northwest of Bremerton. The Port Angeles flight crew aboard the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely returned home after being indirectly illuminated for about one second and were...

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo MILLTOWN, Wash. — The Coast Guard and a good samaritan rescued three duck hunters after their vessel capsized Sunday near the Skagit River entrance. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received an initial request for assistance from the Skagit County Sheriff Department as deputies were attempting to rescue the two men...

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a Sailor from a U.S. Navy destroyer Tuesday off the coast of Washington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received an initial request for medevac from crew members aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs Canadian sailor in Puget Sound

Coast Guard medevacs Canadian sailor in Puget Sound
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a Canadian naval vessel transiting in the northern section of Admiralty Inlet, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center in Seattle were notified at 10:30 a.m. that an individual aboard the 181-foot Royal Canadian Navy...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. Crews searched over 360 square-nautical miles for approximately 15 hours but were unable to find Mr. Saling. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crews involved in the search...

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. At approximately 11:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound were notified by the individual’s sister that the man failed to return last night after a sailing trip to Cypress...

Coast Guard suspends search for two people missing near Mercer Island, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for two people missing near Mercer Island, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard has suspended searches for two people reported to be in the water near Mercer Island in Lake Washington Tuesday night. Federal, state and local agencies conducted search and rescue operations to locate a 33-year-old male, and a 31-year-old female, who were reported missing...

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area

Coast Guard rescues boy stranded at Salt Creek Recreational Area
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard rescued a 12-year-old boy Monday afternoon stranded on the rocks at Salt Creek Recreation Area in Port Angeles. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew hoisted the boy from the rocks and transported him to safety. At 12:53 p.m., watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs boy from Toleak Point, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs boy from Toleak Point, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medevaced a 10-year-old boy with burns Friday night from Toleak Point. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew airlifted the boy and his mother to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders...