Unconscious surfer rescued by Coast Guard near Newport, Oregon

Unconscious surfer rescued by Coast Guard near Newport, Oregon
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued an unconscious surfer at Devil’s Punchbowl State Park, Saturday evening. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter located the subject, deployed a rescue swimmer and with assistance from a local surfer, brought the unconscious subject back to the beach on a surfboard. Coast...

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard hoists 2 from disabled vessel aground in Yaquina Bay, Oregon
USCG MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted two mariners from their disabled vessel after they ran aground in Yaquina Bay, Sunday afternoon. A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely hoisted and transported the individuals to the Air Facility. At approximately 4 p.m., the individuals aboard the 14-foot recreational...

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Umpqua River, Ore.

Coast Guard responds to capsized vessel on Umpqua River, Ore.
Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a 16-foot aluminum boat that capsized with four people aboard at the mouth of the Umpqua River, Thursday. A 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River rescued three men found clinging to the capsized vessel, the fourth passenger, a woman, was found unresponsive,...

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured man off Oregon Coast

Coast Guard medically evacuates injured man off Oregon Coast
Chief Petty Officer Josh Hanneman, the coxswain aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Station Chetco River, Ore., assesses the situation of the commercial fishing vessel Arctic Storm, 25 nautical miles west of Brookings, Ore., Oct. 22, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony Cisneros. BROOKINGS, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured crewmember off a commercial...

Coast Guard crew medevacs fishing vessel crewmember off Oregon Coast

Coast Guard crew medevacs fishing vessel crewmember off Oregon Coast
A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor life Boat from Station Chetco River returns to its base after medically evacuating an ill engineer off the commercial fishing vessel Alaska Ocean 10 miles west of Brookings, Ore., Oct. 10, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class John Bowen. BROOKINGS, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an ill crewmember off a commercial fishing vessel 10...

Coast Guard recovers a husband and wife unresponsive near Depoe Bay

Coast Guard recovers a husband and wife unresponsive near Depoe Bay
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo DEPOE BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew recovered two unresponsive individuals from the waters outside Rocky Creek State Park, near Depoe Bay, Ore., Sunday afternoon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station North Bend spotted and hoisted a Chinese husband and wife from the water and transported them to Emergency Medical Service...

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...

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast

Coast Guard law enforcement team assists woman, investigates fisherman for BUI off of Oregon Coast
Station Umpqua River 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard law enforcement team assisted an injured woman and are investigating the circumstances surrounding a commercial fisherman allegedly boating under the influence 12 miles off the Oregon Coast, Friday morning. A boat crew and law enforcement team aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Umpqua River...

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...