Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Northern Puget Sound
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man missing in the waters between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast...

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 photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan W. Bradshaw SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is searching for a man reported missing between La Conner and Blaine, Washington. Missing is Michael Smith, 39, who was last seen wearing black shorts and a blue sweatshirt. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget...

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA

Coast Guard saves 3 from capsized boat near Guemes Island, WA
Medical personnel from Anacortes Fire Department evaluate survivors of a capsized vessel which occurred near Guemes Island, Washington, late Thursday evening.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Bellingham) BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people from the water early Friday morning after their 12-foot boat capsized about a half of a mile northwest of Guemes Island. Officials...

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 suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. Crews searched over 360 square-nautical miles for approximately 15 hours but were unable to find Mr. Saling. Crews involved in the search include: var _bos = _bos||[]; _bos.push({ "div": "Brid_29352540", "obj": {"id":"6384","width":"550","height":"309"} });...

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...

Coast Guard assists YMCA kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard assists YMCA kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE— The Coast Guard assisted 11 kayakers from the YMCA Camp Orkila near the San Juan Islands Tuesday night. A 45-Foot Response Boata-Medium crew, from Coast Guard Station Bellingham pulled in the stranded group of camp counselors and transferred them back to a boat from the YMCA camp. A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter,...

Coast Guard rescues father and son near Fairhaven, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues father and son near Fairhaven, Wash.
Air Station Port Angeles MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo by Chief Petty Officer David Mosley SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two mariners who went missing in separate small craft in the water off Fairhaven, Thursday night. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles located the missing father and son in shallow-water mud flats and transported them to emergency...

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands

Coast Guard rescues 2 kayakers near San Juan Islands
Coast Guard Station Bellingham 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard Station Bellingham boat crew rescued two kayakers from the water near the San Juan Islands, Saturday evening. The boat crew arrived in their 45-foot Response Boat-Medium, located and recovered the kayakers and then transferred them to a Bellingham Fire and Rescue Boat crew, where an Emergency Medical...