Coast Guard rescues 4 people off Cape Flattery

Coast Guard rescues 4 people off Cape Flattery
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted three adults and one child to safety late Tuesday night from a cliff side near Cape Flattery. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center received a distress call on VHF-channel 16 at 10 p..m. from the captain of a disabled 28-foot vessel stating...

Legacy of Light: New Dungeness Light guides northwest mariners

Legacy of Light: New Dungeness Light guides northwest mariners
The New Dungeness Lighthouse has guided mariners the longest natural sand spit in the United States since 1857.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. SEQUIM, Washington – The New Dungeness Lighthouse has guided mariners around the longest natural sand spit in the United States since 1857. The storied beacon has welcomed mariners into the Puget Sound since it was first lit on Dec. 14, 1857, more than 30 years...

Coast Guard rescues hiker near Neah Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues hiker near Neah Bay, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles rescued a stranded 57-year-old woman Sunday from the Waatch Point Beach near Neah Bay. The uninjured woman was airlifted to safety and reunited with family. At 11:58 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a report of...

Coast Guard saves 1 in rowboat in Bellingham Bay, Wash

Coast Guard saves 1 in rowboat in Bellingham Bay, Wash
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued a man adrift on his dingy in Bellingham Bay Thursday after he was beset by weather. The 26-year-old Ferndale man was rowing his 7-foot wooden-watercraft across the bay to an anchored sailboat, which he claimed to be working on, when he lost his oars...

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.

Coast Guard, good samaritan rescue 3 duck hunters near Milltown, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo MILLTOWN, Wash. — The Coast Guard and a good samaritan rescued three duck hunters after their vessel capsized Sunday near the Skagit River entrance. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound watchstanders received an initial request for assistance from the Skagit County Sheriff Department as deputies were attempting to rescue the two men...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 50 miles off Washington coast

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 50 miles off Washington coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured fisherman off a Canadian-flagged commercial fishing vessel operating 50 miles west off Neah Bay Saturday afternoon. A Coast Guard Sector Field Office/Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted the 19-year-old...

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast

Coast Guard medevacs sailor from USS Ralph Johnson 34 miles off Washington coast
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew medevaced a Sailor from a U.S. Navy destroyer Tuesday off the coast of Washington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received an initial request for medevac from crew members aboard the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) approximately...

Coast Guard medevacs Canadian sailor in Puget Sound

Coast Guard medevacs Canadian sailor in Puget Sound
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews hoisted an injured man from a Canadian naval vessel transiting in the northern section of Admiralty Inlet, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound command center in Seattle were notified at 10:30 a.m. that an individual aboard the 181-foot Royal Canadian Navy...

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard searching for man missing near Lummi Island
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. At approximately 11:30 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound were notified by the individual’s sister that the man failed to return last night after a sailing trip to Cypress...