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...

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park

Station Yaquina Bay crew rescues fisherman from surf near South Beach State Park
Crew members from Station Yaquina Bay gather for a photo after rescuing a fisherman from 10-foot breaking seas near South Beach State Park south of Newport, OR, early Tuesday, Sep. 8. Shown are BM2 Tyler Hurst, BM3 Matthew Roque, MK2 Rachel Robbins, BM1 Wallace Qual, and BM1 Jacob Hylkema. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Station Yaquina Bay) YAQUINA BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guardsman swam from shore to rescue...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke

Coast Guard medevacs hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke
A Coast Guard Sector North Bend aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter prepare to medevac a distressed hiker from the Coos Bay area in Coos County, OR, Saturday afternoon.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Alex Webber) COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker experiencing symptoms of a possible stroke Saturday in the Coos Bay area near the Upper Pony Creek Reservoir. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR

Coast Guard rescues injured fisherman 150 miles offshore Yaquina Bay, OR
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew hoists an injured fisherman from a commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon, Aug. 4, 2020. U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman Tuesday from a 63-foot commercial fishing boat operating about 150 miles offshore from Yaquina Bay, Oregon. Rescued was Nathanial Miller, 24. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard aircrew rescues kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR

Coast Guard aircrew rescues kayaker at base of Humbug Mountain, OR
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend rescues a 58-year-old man who became stranded on the rocky shore at the base of Humbug Mountain after his kayak overturned in the water Sunday, July 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard provided by Coast Guard Sector North Bend) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard helicopter crew diverted from a transit flight Sunday to rescue a 58-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 100 miles off Coos Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 100 miles off Coos Bay, Oregon
A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuates a man from a fishing vessel operating 100 miles west of Coos Bay, Oregon, July 11, 2020. The aircrew hoisted the injured fisherman safely and transferred him to emergency medical services personnel. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ben Loy) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew medically evacuated a 26-year-old man Saturday morning off...