Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.

Coast Guard responds to grounded fishing vessel near Whidbey Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews and members of the Washington Department of Ecology are responding to a fishing vessel run aground on the west side of Whidbey Island, Wash., early Tuesday. There have been no reports of pollution or injuries. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received a report at approximately 4 a.m. stating that the 97-foot fishing vessel, Neahkahnie, had run aground in the...

Coast Guard rescues two boaters off coast of Cape Flattery, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues two boaters off coast of Cape Flattery, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued two boaters from the 20-foot sailing vessel Tuuletar, Saturday, approximately 70 miles southwest of Cape Flattery near Neah Bay, Wash. The Coast Guard received a report at approximately 1 p.m., Friday, from the captain of the Tuuletar stating he and his crewmember were exhausted, seasick and in need of a tow. The Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish, based in Bellingham,...