Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast

Coast Guard rescues 7 aboard yacht 25-miles off Wash. Coast
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews from Station Grays Harbor and Station Quillayute River respond to a 143-foot yacht taking on water 25-miles off the Washington Coast, May 7, 2022. (U.S. Coast Guard photo) SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued seven people over the weekend after the 143-foot yacht they were aboard took on water and became disabled 25-miles off the Washington coast. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard medevacs person 180 miles off Grays Harbor, W

Coast Guard medevacs person 180 miles off Grays Harbor, W
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a person Wednesday evening from a Disney Cruise ship approximately 180 miles offshore of Grays Harbor, Washington. At 5:21 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call from the cruise ship Disney Wonder reporting a 71-year-old passenger who appeared to be experiencing uncontrollable...

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers from coastal cliff in Manzanita, OR

Coast Guard rescues 2 stranded hikers from coastal cliff in Manzanita, OR
Petty Officer 1st Class Keith Williams, an aviation survival technician, is lowered from a Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter during the rescue of two hikers near Neahkahnie Beach, OR, Monday, April 25.  (Courtesy photo by Cannon Beach Fire and Rescue) ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two hikers Monday from a coastal cliff in Manzanita. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to hold mass casualty exercise Wednesday

Coast Guard, partner agencies to hold mass casualty exercise Wednesday
ASTORIA, Ore. – Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, alongside state and local agencies, are scheduled to hold an active shooter drill Wednesday at Sector Columbia River in Warrenton from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Warrenton and Astoria residents should expect a large number of first responders, equipment, sirens, and simulated gunfire. This is a test of personnel and equipment and will not pose a threat...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Florence, OR

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man off Florence, OR
Coast Guard Cutter Orcas file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn NORTH BEND, Ore. -The Coast Guard suspended search efforts Sunday for the master of a 32-foot fishing vessel that sank approximately 35 miles offshore Florence late Friday night. The missing man has been identified as Mike Morgan, 68. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River was the first to respond...

Coast Guard aids rescue of 10 adults, 4 children near Forks, WA

Coast Guard aids rescue of 10 adults, 4 children near Forks, WA
A Coast Guard rescue swimmer escorts multiple people who were evacuated from their residences during a flood near Forks, WA, Monday, Nov. 15.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Sector Columbia River) FORKS, Wash. – The Coast Guard aided in the rescue of 10 people and four children Monday from a flooding residential area near Forks. At approximately 8 a.m., Clallam County first responders requested Coast...

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue 12 people, 3 dogs

Coast Guard helicopter crews rescue 12 people, 3 dogs
The Coast Guard rescues 12 people and three dogs from a flooding RV park along Neskowin Creek in Tillamook County, Oregon. ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued 12 people and three dogs Friday from a flooding recreational vehicle park along Neskowin Creek in Tillamook County. A Tillamook County dispatcher contacted Coast Guard watchstanders Friday morning to request Coast Guard air assistance to...

Coast Guard assists residents of flooding RV park in Tillamook, OR

Coast Guard assists residents of flooding RV park in Tillamook, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard is responding Friday to reports of approximately 50 people trapped in a flooding recreational vehicle park along Neskowin Creek in Tillamook. Local fire department personnel are coordinating the response and a Tillamook County dispatcher requested Coast Guard air assistance to evacuate the individuals...

Coast Guard rescues man from Willapa Bay

Coast Guard rescues man from Willapa Bay
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man early Friday morning from a capsized vessel near Willapa National Wildlife Refuge. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command center received a call from Pacific County Sheriff at 12:30 a.m. stating a 41-year-old man and a 13-year-old boy were aboard a boat when it capsized...