Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR

Coast Guard medevacs man from fishing vessel near Newport, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a man Monday afternoon from a 40-foot commercial fishing vessel after suffering a medical emergency 5 miles west of Newport. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center received a call from the vessel operator at 1:15 p.m., who reported that a 70-year-old male aboard...

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command in Coos Bay, OR

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command in Coos Bay, OR
Captain Breanna Knutson and Captain Olav Saboe shake hands during a change-of-command ceremony, Friday, June 4, 2021  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Diolanda Caballero) NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard Sector North Bend held a change of command ceremony Friday at 10 a.m. in the sector’s helicopter hangar. Capt. Olav Saboe transferred command to Capt. Breanna Knutson as Rear Adm....

Coast Guard medevacs hikers near Coos Bay, OR

Coast Guard medevacs hikers near Coos Bay, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 file phto by Andy Parker, Lincoln County Ropes Rescue Team. COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced two stranded hikers from a cliff Wednesday afternoon near Coos Bay. At approximately 2:10 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a report from a woman whose daughter and husband were stranded on a cliff in the vicinity of Cape Arago State...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Port Orford, WA

Coast Guard medevacs hiker fallen from cliffs near Port Orford, WA
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. PORT ORFORD, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker who fell from the cliffs above Nellies Cove Monday evening near Port Orford. At approximately 6:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assistance request from Curry County Dispatch. A 21-year-old male hiker had reportedly fallen...

Coast Guard medevacs missing hiker from Willamette National Forest, OR

Coast Guard medevacs missing hiker from Willamette National Forest, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. COOS BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a 50-year-old male hiker Saturday after he went missing in the Willamette National Forest near Oakridge. The missing hiker was reported to be suffering from dehydration and extreme hypothermia before being rescued. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a request for...

Coast Guard rescue swimmer spends night in wilderness aiding injured hiker

Coast Guard rescue swimmer spends night in wilderness aiding injured hiker
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. MEDFORD, Ore. — The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued a hiker Monday after she reportedly fell down a cliff near Grayback Mountain. A Coast Guard rescue swimmer spent 12 hours rendering lifesaving medical care to the hiker before a hoist could be conducted Tuesday morning. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received...

Coast Guard locates child, grandparents in Willamette National Forest, OR

Coast Guard locates child, grandparents in Willamette National Forest, OR
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard and the Lane County Sheriff’s Office located a 4-year-old girl and her grandparents Wednesday after they were reported missing in the Willamette National Forest earlier in the week. The girl and her grandparents ventured into the forest Monday looking for...

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Cape Arago State Park, OR

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Cape Arago State Park, OR
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Sector North Bend medevacs a man who fell while hiking along the cliffs of Cape Arago on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo) CAPE ARAGO, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker near Cape Arago State Park Saturday afternoon after he reportedly fell down a cliff and sustained injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an...

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs hunter from Siuslaw National Forest, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew and sheriff’s deputies rescued a missing hunter Thursday who had become stranded in the Siuslaw National Forest. The hunter had reportedly suffered a broken ankle and hypothermia. Due to his location, sheriff deputies requested the assistance of a Coast...