Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Taylor Point, WA
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley LA PUSH, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured hiker Wednesday morning from the beach between Taylor Point and Scotts Bluff on the west coast of Olympic National Park. The 21-year-old male had reportedly fallen from a nearby cliff Tuesday evening, leaving him unable to walk and stranded overnight. At...

Coast Guard to conduct maritime security exercise off Port Angeles, WA

Coast Guard to conduct maritime security exercise off Port Angeles, WA
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard will be conducting a maritime security exercise Tuesday evening approximately 25 miles west of Port Angeles offshore. The exercise will simulate the boarding of a non-compliant fishing vessel to apprehend persons of interest suspected of transporting toxic industrial chemicals and military-grade weapons into Puget Sound. Units involved in the exercise: Coast Guard Maritime...

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire near Port Angeles, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 from boat fire near Port Angeles, WA
Coast Guard Station Port Angeles boat crew members aboard a 45-foot Response Boat-Medium attempt to extinguish a boat fire using a water pump on Tuesday, May 4.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from a burning vessel Tuesday evening five miles east of Port Angeles. At approximately 6 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues 2 hikers from ledge in Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David MosleySEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two hikers from the side of a cliff early Sunday near Hoh Head in Olympic National Park. Rescued were Tessa Allen and Reed Farber, both in their 20s. Olympic National Park Rangers contacted Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders at about midnight Sunday requesting...

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles

Coast Guard assists CBP seize meth worth $1.7 million near Port Angeles
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard assisted U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents with the seizure of a significant amount of methamphetamine west of Port Angeles during a joint interagency operation. After receiving information that suspicious bags were observed near the beach on Apr. 11, a Border Patrol agent arrived and deployed his K-9 partner. The Border Patrol K-9 led the agent to multiple bags...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island

Coast Guard responds to boat fire, pollution on Vashon Island
A photo taken by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Air Station Port Angeles shows a sheen in and around the location of an extinguished boat fire on Vashon Island, WA, on Monday, March 29.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Port Angeles) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies responded to a boat fire Monday morning at Quartermaster Harbor Yacht Club on Vashon Island this morning. At...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off the coast of La Push, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people off the coast of La Push, WA
Members from Coast Guard Station Quillayute River help a man to an awaiting ambulance after the vessel he was on sank on March 20, 2021.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Quillayute River) SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Quillayute River boatcrew rescued three men Saturday afternoon from a sinking vessel five miles off the coast of La Push, Wash. At 2:40 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing person
Coast Guard Cutter Osprey file photo by Petty Officer Robert K. Lanier SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 9:17 a.m. Wednesday for a missing mariner in Lake Washington. A Formula One jet boat was found bumping against a dock Tuesday near Juanita Bay; the engine was running in neutral with a cellphone and wallet on board. “Suspending search efforts is always...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from container ship off WA coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from container ship off WA coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a woman from a ship Saturday afternoon experiencing breathing difficulty and temporary unconsciousness off the Washington coast near Neah Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a call at 11:30 a.m. from the ship’s health...