Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after rough waters overturned his skiff near the entrance to Grays Harbor, Tuesday afternoon. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor rescued the man who was sitting on top of his overturned skiff between buoys 2 and 4 and transported...

Coast Guard medevacs man off cruise ship over 180 miles off Pacific Northwest coast

Coast Guard medevacs man off cruise ship over 180 miles off Pacific Northwest coast
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J aircraft file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew medically evacuated a 67-year-old man off a cruise ship over 180 miles off the Columbia River entrance. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River transferred the man to an air ambulance service crew at the Astoria Airport. Watchstanders in the...

Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker

Coast Guard aircrew assists Wahkiakum County rescuers locate missing hiker
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew found a missing hiker, Tuesday morning, while assisting local first responders in search efforts for a missing man in Wahkiakum County. After flying for about 30 minutes, the aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River spotted the 52-year-old missing man on a...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew hoists male stranded on rock near Tillamook, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo TILLAMOOK, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly became stranded on rocks at Cape Lookout State Park near Tillamook, Ore., Monday evening. The man was hoisted by a Coast Guard Air Station Astoria aircrew at 5:43 p.m. and safely transported to shore. A member of the Tillamook Fire Department contacted Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old from cruise ship Grand Princess

Coast Guard medevacs 71-year-old from cruise ship Grand Princess
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a female reportedly suffering from a head injury while aboard the cruise ship Grand Princess near Yaquina Bay, Sunday morning. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter hoisted the individual and transported her to awaiting Emergency Medical Service personnel...

Stranded male calls Coast Guard, gets hoisted from Clatsop Spit, Oregon

Stranded male calls Coast Guard, gets hoisted from Clatsop Spit, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an individual who became stranded on a sand bar on Clatsop Spit, near Fort Stevens, Tuesday morning. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria hoisted and safely transferred the 18-year-old male to Fort Stevens, where he was reunited with his family. Coast Guard...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel over 40 miles off West Coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel over 40 miles off West Coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard air crew medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman from a vessel over 40 miles northwest of Grays Harbor, Wash., Sunday evening after she reportedly suffered a seizure. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely transferred the woman to waiting emergency medical service personnel, who...

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill in Newport’s Yaquina Bay

Coast Guard responding to diesel spill in Newport’s Yaquina Bay
Petty Officer 1st Class Rory Jenkins, a Coast Guard oil spill responder from the Incident Management Division at Sector Columbia River, oversees cleanup efforts of approximately 700 gallons of diesel fuel that was discharged into Yaquina Bay, in Newport, Ore., Aug. 14, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Alisha Carr. NEWPORT, Ore. – The Coast Guard is responding to a diesel spill...

Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old who jumped 60 feet from Rock Creek Falls

Coast Guard medevacs 52-year-old who jumped 60 feet from Rock Creek Falls
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 52-year-old man who reportedly jumped 60 feet from the top of a waterfall at Rock Creek Falls, Wednesday. A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria crew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter hoisted the man and transported him to the Oregon Health & Science University Hospital trauma...