Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible stroke victim off boat near Florence, Ore,

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs possible stroke victim off boat near Florence, Ore,
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River returns to their dock after they medically evacuated a 55-year-old man off a recreational vessel 5 miles southwest of the Siuslaw River entrance, March 15, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Kevin Smith) FLORENCE, Ore. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a possible stroke victim off a boat Sunday afternoon...

Coast Guard to conduct emergency drill at North Bend Airport

Coast Guard to conduct emergency drill at North Bend Airport
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to conduct a drill Thursday simulating a rescue operation for a helicopter crash at Southwest Oregon Regional Airport. Personnel assigned to Coast Guard Sector North Bend will test and evaluate their crash rescue response procedures in conjunction...

Coast Guard airlifts man from Loon Lake

Coast Guard airlifts man from Loon Lake
Coast Guard Air Station North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. – A Coast Guard helicopter crew airlifted a 65-year-old man Friday stranded near Loon Lake. The man had been reported missing Wednesday but was located by a Douglas County search and rescue team Friday morning. The Oregon search and rescue coordinator contacted the Coast Guard for...

Coast Guard searching for 3 after finding capsized vessel near Coos Bay jetty

Coast Guard searching for 3 after finding capsized vessel near Coos Bay jetty
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew and two boatcrews are searching for three fishermen near the entrance to Coos Bay after finding a capsized vessel Tuesday evening on the jetty tips. The capsized vessel is the 38-foot fishing vessel Pacific Miner, which reportedly had three men aboard when it capsized. A Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin...

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash

Coast Guard rescues man from sailing vessel near Long Beach, Wash
A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew, from Station Cape Disappointment Long Beach, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after his sailing vessel became disabled dangerously close to the surf near Peacock Spit Friday about one mile from the shore near Cape Disappointment. The man contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment by cell phone at approximately 2:45 p.m. His...

Coast Guard completes 5-hr tow of fishing vessel offshore Yachats, Ore

Coast Guard completes 5-hr tow of fishing vessel offshore Yachats, Ore
Coast Guard Motor Lifeboat Victory file photo by PA3 Kurt Fredrickson SEATTLE – A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew towed a disabled 52-foot commercial fishing vessel Tuesday night across the Yaquina Bay Bar approximately 2.5 miles northwest of Yachats, Oregon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a report at 12:57 p.m. Tuesday that the fishing vessel Pacific Cloud with...

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel in Coos Bay

Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized vessel in Coos Bay
A Coast Guard boatcrew aboard a 29-foot Responce Boat Small rescued four people from a commercial fishing vessel that sank in Coos Bay, Oregon, Dec. 26, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend) NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard boatcrew rescued four people from a commercial fishing vessel Thursday that sank in Coos Bay. The 40-foot fishing vessel Darean Rose capsized and sank...

Spirit of Oregon adorns Coast Guard North Bend helicopters

Spirit of Oregon adorns Coast Guard North Bend helicopters
A member of the Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, looks up at the new tail art on an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter at Coast Guard Sector North Bend in North Bend, Oregon Nov. 22, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend) North Bend, OR – Southern Oregon has been home to tribal nations of Native Americans long before America became known as “the...

Coast Guard assists in rescuing injured woman on Yaquina Bay North Jetty

Coast Guard assists in rescuing injured woman on Yaquina Bay North Jetty
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew arrives on scene to hoist an injured woman off the Yaquina Bay North Jetty near Newport, Oregon, Nov. 25, 2019.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin Loy) NEWPORT, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured woman off Yaquina Bay’s North Jetty Monday afternoon. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector...