Coast Guard Sector Columbia River closes Columbia River bar

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port of Portland, Ore., has closed the Columbia River bar, Saturday, due to hazardous conditions. The bar closure is for all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to re-opening must be approved by the Capt. of the Port, Portland. Mariners may contact the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16 for further information or to request crossing. The Coast Guard...