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...

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon

Coast Guard assists after fishing vessel sinks near Florence, Oregon
Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a fishing vessel crew who abandoned ship in the early morning hours Monday near Florence. At approximately 1:50 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from the captain of fishing vessel Aquarius stating all crew members were abandoning ship. The...

Coast Guard, local agencies airlift injured man on Rogue River

Coast Guard, local agencies airlift injured man on Rogue River
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted local agencies to medically evacuate an injured man Sunday after he fell down a cliff near Galice. A Coast Guard aircrew brought the man to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center for reported periodic loss of consciousness and an injured leg. A local fisherman is credited with helping to save...

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a mother and son Thursday after they had fallen from the cliffs while hiking at Cape Arago near Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assist request from Coos County Dispatch, at 12:04 p.m. for two people who had fallen from the cliff. The mother reported...

Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker

Coast Guard suspends search for fallen Oregon hiker
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. CHARLESTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a 17-year-old male after completing more than 9.5 hours of combined intensive searches in the vicinity of Norton Gulch. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated three searches throughout Sunday night and Monday morning to assist the Coos County Sheriff’s Office....