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...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs ill man off Oregon coast

WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill fisherman from a commercial fishing vessel 100 miles off of Pacific City, Oregon, Tuesday morning. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely hoisted the 37-year-old male, who reportedly experienced difficulty breathing and numbness in extremities, and transferred him to MEDIX paramedics...

Coast Guard finds adrift sailboat 1 month after rescuing owners

Coast Guard finds adrift sailboat 1 month after rescuing owners
Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda crewmembers prepare to tow the unmanned 46-foot sailing vessel after finding it near Fort Bragg, Calif., July 22, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo). SAN FRANCISCO — The Coast Guard Cutter Barracuda crew found the sailing vessel Kelaerin, Sunday while on routine patrol near Fort Bragg more than 440 miles south-southeast from its position on June 16. The Barracuda...

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs ill fisherman 45 miles off Oregon Coast

Coast Guard aircrew medevacs ill fisherman 45 miles off Oregon Coast
A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River aircrew , transfer a patient to MEDIX paramedics at the sector’s base, July 22, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated an ill fisherman off a charter vessel 45 miles off the northern Oregon Coast, Sunday afternoon. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk heliopter from Coast...

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park

Coast Guard rescues 5 kayakers near Cape Disappointment State Park
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three children and two adults who capsized while kayaking near Waikiki Beach in Cape Disappointment State Park in, Ilwaco, Washington, Wednesday afternoon. All five individuals, who were wearing lifejackets, were safely rescued and transported to Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment...

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo PORTLAND, Ore. – A Coast Guard boat crew medically evacuated a man reportedly suffering from symptoms of heat stroke on the beach near Kelly Point, in Portland, Sunday evening. A Coast Guard Station Portland boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-small II located the individual and transported him to Cathedral Park, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker on Mount St. Helens
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria flies over Mount St. Helens, Washington, July 14, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Nick Davis SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 32-year-old woman on Mount Saint Helens who had been injured while hiking Saturday afternoon. The woman was airlifted to Oregon Health Science...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues stranded hiker from Hug Point cliffside

Coast Guard aircrew rescues stranded hiker from Hug Point cliffside
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a hiker stranded on a cliffside near Hug Point on the Oregon Coast, Monday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River successfully hoisted the hiker from 100-feet up the cliffside and transported him to sector’s base with no injuries reported. Watchstanders...