Coast Guard rescues man after vessel capsizes in Yaquina Bay, Oregon

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man whose vessel capsized in Yaquina Bay, Ore., Saturday. Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay received a call from the distressed boater at approximately 10:30 a.m., stating his 22-foot recreational craft was taking on water, with only himself aboard, on the north side of Yaquina Bay’s north jetty, off North Beach. Coast Guard Group North Bend launched...

Coast Guard rescues three from Chetco River, Ore.

NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the Chetco River Thursday. Coast Guard Station Chetco River received a call from an on-shore witness who reported seeing an overturned, 16-foot pleasure craft approximately one quarter-mile from Mill Beach in Brookings, Ore., with three people clinging to its side. A 25-foot response boat crew was launched and, within seven minutes, recovered...

Coast Guard tows disabled sailing vessel to Coos Bay, Ore.

SEATTLE — A Coast Guard 47-foot motor lifeboat crew from Station Coos Bay, Ore., is towing the disabled sailing vessel Nakahara Maru to Coos Bay, Sunday. Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., received a call from the only member on board the 59-foot Nakahara Maru at 11:06 a.m., stating the vessel had suffered a steering malfunction approximately 11 miles northwest of Cape Blanco, Ore. Air Station North...

Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman near Coos Bay, Ore.

COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a missing fisherman near Coos Bay, Monday. The man went missing after the fishing vessel Randi overturned, sending him and two other men into the water. Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., recieved a report of an overturned vessel approximately three miles north west of the Coos Bay jetty at 1:15 p.m. A Good Samaritan vessel managed to rescue two...

Coast Guard rescues boy who fell from rock near Brookings, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued an injured 13-year-old boy who fell approximately 80 feet from a rock into the ocean near Brookings, Ore., Wednesday. Coast Guard Group North Bend received a report at approximately 3:50 p.m., stating the boy had fallen from a rock into the waters of Macklyn Cove. Coast Guard Air Station North Bend launched an HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew and Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues three after vessel runs aground in Chetco River, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued three people from a fishing vessel after the vessel ran aground near Brookings, Ore., Saturday. Coast Guard Group North Bend received a report at approximately 1:50 a.m., stating the 52-foot, wooden-hulled fishing vessel Josias had run aground in the Chetco River near the north jetty. Coast Guard Station Chetco River, Ore., launched a 47-foot motor lifeboat...

Coast Guard rescues jet skier in distress near Nestucca Bay, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a jet skier in distress near the entrance to Nestucca Bay, Ore., Friday. Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., received a call at approximately 2 p.m., stating a jet skier had rolled and stalled his watercraft after jumping a wave. An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Air Station North Bend, already in flight, was diverted to the area. The helicopter crew arrived...

Coast Guard medically evacuates man who fell from cliff

USCG file photoASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 20-year-old man who fell from a cliff south of Bastendorf Beach near Coos Bay , Ore., on Wednesday. Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., received an agency assist request, at approximately 5:10 p.m., from the Charleston, Ore., Fire Department to hoist a man who had fallen approximately 30 feet from a cliff. An HH-65 Dolphin rescue...

Search suspended for missing boater near Waldport, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. —The Coast Guard and local authorities have suspended the search for a boater who went missing Friday after his 14-foot boat capsized approximately one mile offshore near Waldport, Ore.