Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies suspend search for missing pilot
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies suspended search efforts at 4 p.m. Wednesday for a missing pilot in the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The man took off mid-day Tuesday in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. “Suspending search efforts...

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot

Coast Guard, partner agencies continue search for missing pilot
Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue the search for a missing man who was flying from Alaska to Washington State Tuesday evening. The man took off mid-day in his Cessna 170A from Ketchikan, Alaska, with the intended destination of Port Angeles. A mayday call from the man was relayed to Coast Guard units in Seattle shortly before 5 p.m. Tuesday...

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. Crews involved in the search include: var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

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 to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival

Coast Guard to enforce security zone on Willamette River, participate in Rose Festival
A Coast Guard Maritime Safety and Security Team boat crew plies the waters of the Willamette River in downtown Portland during the arrival of the Rose Festival fleet during the 2004 Parade of Ships.  USCG photo by PAC Keith Alholm PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard will be enforcing a security zone along the Willamette River between the Hawthorne and Steel Bridges, in support of the Rose Festival...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up
A Coast Guard Auxiliary member passes out boating safety information to a boater preparing to launch his personal fishing vessel at the boat launch in the Port of Chinook, Wash., Aug 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are conducting routine patrols on the Columbia River as the Buoy 10 salmon season...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin first 87-foot cutter to patrol Alaska

Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin first 87-foot cutter to patrol Alaska
A waterfall can be seen behind U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin while the crew patrols the waters of Southeast Alaska, June 28, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin.) SEATTLE — Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin crew returned home to Bellingham, Friday, after completing a first ever deployment of an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat to Alaska. The crew of the Cutter Terrapin...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Tacoma

Coast Guard suspends search for missing diver near Tacoma
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the active search for a missing female diver in Commencement Bay near Tacoma, Thursday morning. The search was suspended at about 8:30 a.m., after crews aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Terrapin and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Air Station Port Angeles conducted first-light searches. Coast Guard crews from Station Seattle, Air Station Port Angeles and aboard...