Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two kayakers in distress in the vicinity of Haystack Rock Saturday afternoon near Pacific City. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hoisted the kayakers and transported them to the helicopter pad at Pacific City Airport, where they were met by awaiting...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hovers over a capsized kayaker as they conduct a rescue near Ocean Shores, Washington, May 10, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Lutz) WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a kayaker who had capsized near the Grays Harbor entrance Sunday afternoon near Ocean Shores, Washington. An MH-60...

Coast Guard, Portland Fire rescue 7 off vessel near Kelley Point in Portland

Coast Guard, Portland Fire rescue 7 off vessel near Kelley Point in Portland
Portland Fire Boat 17 assists people aboard a 40-foot trophy boat after the boat with seven people aboard hit and got stuck on a submerged piling near Kelly Point in Portland, Oregon, May 9, 2020.  (U.S Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Portland) PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard and Portland Fire and Rescue rescued six adults and one child Saturday afternoon from a 40-foot boat taking on water...

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 dog from vessel off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 2 people, 1 dog from vessel off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two people and their dog early Saturday morning from their boat several miles off the coast of northwest Oregon. On Friday at 2:30 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received notification that a 56-year-old female and a 55-year-old male aboard a 44-foot recreational...

Coast Guard rescues woman from cliff near Cape Falcon, Ore

Coast Guard rescues woman from cliff near Cape Falcon, Ore
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured woman Saturday morning from a cliff side at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At 11 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County dispatch reporting a 30-year-old woman had slipped off a trail while...

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to help locate the person or persons who pointed a red laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter Friday at 10:23 p.m. as the crew was flying a mission northwest of Bremerton. The Port Angeles flight crew aboard the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely returned home after being indirectly illuminated for about one second and were...

Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen

Memorial service to be held for lost Oregon, Washington Coast Guardsmen
Members of Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment prepare for a 21-gun salute during the memorial ceremony in 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg) WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a memorial service Saturday at 10 a.m., at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center in Ilwaco, Washington, in tribute to Coast Guardsmen and mariners who...

Coast Guard vessel capsizes near 36th Street pier in Astoria

Coast Guard vessel capsizes near 36th Street pier in Astoria
Coast Guard AtoN Team Astoria 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Astoria 26-foot Trailerable Aids to Navigation Boat capsized Saturday with four crew members aboard near Pier 39 in Astoria. Four Coast Guardsmen were aboard the vessel conducting routine operations when the capsizing...

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Station Cape Disappointment Long Beach, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his sailing vessel became disabled dangerously close to the surf near Peacock Spit Friday about one mile from the shore near Cape Disappointment. The man contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment by cell phone at approximately 2:45 p.m. His...