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...

76-year-old woman medically evacuated by Coast Guard near Coos Bay, Oregon

76-year-old woman medically evacuated by Coast Guard near Coos Bay, Oregon
USCG File PhotoCOOS BAY, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a woman reportedly suffering from kidney failure while aboard a cruise ship 50 miles southwest of Coos Bay, Monday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend medevaced the woman from the cruise ship Grand Princess and safely transported her to the Bay Area Hospital at 12:50 p.m. Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists man who fell off cliff near Lincoln City

Coast Guard aircrew hoists man who fell off cliff near Lincoln City
A Coast Guard Sector North Bend aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter rescue a man after he became stranded on God’s Thumb, a cliff near Lincoln City, Oregon, Aug. 7, 2018. Photo by Andy Parker, Lincoln County Ropes Rescue Team. NEWPORT, Ore. – A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a man who reportedly fell off a cliff called God’s Thumb, near Lincoln City, Tuesday afternoon. The man was...

Coast Guard rescues stranded kayaker off rocks near Sunset Bay State Park

Coast Guard rescues stranded kayaker off rocks near Sunset Bay State Park
A Coast Guard aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter airlifts a stranded kayaker off a rock near Qochyax Island at Sunset Bay State Park, Ore., August 3, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Coos Bay. NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a stranded kayaker near Qochyax Island at Sunset Bay State Park near Charleston, Oregon, Friday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65...

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command during ceremony

Coast Guard Sector North Bend transfers command during ceremony
Capt. Olav Saboe salutes Capt. Michael Mullen as he relieves him as commander of Sector North Bend during a change of command ceremony held in North Bend, Ore., July 20, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The crew of Coast Guard Sector North Bend held a change-of-command ceremony in the sector’s helicopter hangar, Friday at 10 a.m. During...

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old body boarder off Rockaway Beach, Ore

Coast Guard suspends search for 17-year-old body boarder off Rockaway Beach, Ore
Coast Guard Cutter Swordfish file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for Samuel Allen, a 17-year-old boy off Rockaway Beach, Thursday. As we’ve come to the difficult decision to suspend this search, we extend our deepest condolences to those affected by this tragedy. We also want to thank all our partner agencies who assisted with search efforts for their dedication...

Coast Guard rescues fisherman before vessel sinks off Harbor, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman before vessel sinks off Harbor, Ore.
A Coast Guard crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Coast Guard Station Chetco River assists a fisherman with his flooding vessel off the Chetco River entrance, Ore., June 6, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Chetco River. NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard boat crews rescued a fisherman from his vessel before it sank about two and a half miles west of the Chetco River entrance,...

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker off beach north of Lincoln City, Ore.

Coast Guard hoists injured hiker off beach north of Lincoln City, Ore.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Caleb, a rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Sector North Bend, assists emergency medical service personnel approach a helicopter in Lincoln City, Ore., May 27, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Cody Reed. NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted North Lincoln Fire and Rescue by hoisted an injured, 78-year-old female hiker from a beach near...

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside

Coast Guard rescues surfer from Yaquina Head cliffside
USCG File Photo NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Lincoln County vertical rescue team rescued a surfer off a cliffside near Yaquina Head Lighthouse, Sunday evening. An aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, hoisted the surfer from the cliffside and transported him to the Newport Airport where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical services. Lincoln...