Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after 57-day counter-narcotics patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast returns home after 57-day counter-narcotics patrol
Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) crews search a suspected drug smuggling vessel Sept. 9, 2020, while patrolling international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — The crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast (WMEC 623) returned home Sunday following a 57-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. Steadfast travelled more than 10,000...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man missing in the waters between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast...

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 photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget...

Coast Guard medevacs fallen hiker near Hoh, WA

Coast Guard medevacs fallen hiker near Hoh, WA
A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter medevaced a hiker Sunday in Olympic National Park, near Hoh, WA.  (U.S. Coast Guard imageo by Air Station Port Angeles) HOH, Wash. — A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew medevaced a hiker Sunday in Olympic National Park near Hoh. At 5:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Olympic National Park

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker from Olympic National Park
A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin rescue helicopter crew transfers an injured hiker’s care to emergency medical personnel at the air station in Port Angeles, Washington,, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 17-year-old hiker from Olympic National Park shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday after he fell and sustained knee and...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker from Olympic National Park

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker from Olympic National Park
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured hiker from Olympic National Park at around 8 p.m. on Saturday evening. The hiker had fallen and sustained a broken leg, ultimately requiring emergency responders to coordinate a multi-agency rescue. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders...

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA
Medical personnel from Anacortes Fire Department evaluate survivors of a capsized vessel which occurred near Guemes Island, Washington, late Thursday evening.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham) BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water early Friday morning after their 12-foot boat capsized about a half of a mile northwest of Guemes Island. Officials...

Coast Guard, locals search for missing kayaker near Freshwater Bay, WA

Coast Guard, locals search for missing kayaker near Freshwater Bay, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard and local authorities are searching near Freshwater Bay Tuesday for a missing Kayaker who failed to return Wednesday night from his planned trip from Freshwater Bay to Ediz Hook. Missing is Matthew Hamilton, 31. He is reported to be wearing a black and...

Coast Guard rescues 4 people off Cape Flattery

Coast Guard rescues 4 people off Cape Flattery
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three adults and one child to safety late Tuesday night from a cliff side near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a distress call on VHF-channel 16 at 10 p..m. from the captain of a disabled 28-foot vessel stating...