Coast Guard saves 5 after fishing boat sinks off Oregon coast

Coast Guard saves 5 after fishing boat sinks off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo.ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued five people from a life raft late Monday after a fishing boat sank approximately 20 miles offshore from the mouth of the Umpqua River. The captain aboard the 67-foot fishing vessel Desire, homeported in Neah Bay, Washington, used a VHF-FM marine-band radio to hail Coast Guard Sector North Bend...

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 crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR

Coast Guard rescues crew of 3, dog after fishing vessel sinks off Lincoln City, OR
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued 2 men, a woman and a dog found adrift in a life raft after their vessel sank Sunday afternoon approximately 45 miles off Lincoln City. At 2 p.m., watchstanders at Sector North Bend received a distress signal from an electronic position indicating radio beacon [EPIRB]. The beacon was registered to the 44-foot...

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...