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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crews involved in the search...

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...

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington

Coast Guard aircrews rescue 4, medevac 1 during separate cases in northern Washington
Petty Officers 3rd Class Jordan Harlacher and Matthew Boyd, both 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crewmembers, from Station Bellingham, prepare to transfer an injured woman off a sailing vessel that ran aground near Sucia Island with the help of an aviation survival technician from Air Station Port Angeles, July 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Tyrkala. SEATTLE –...

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands

Coast Guard finds two divers reported missing in San Juan Islands
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew located a father and son diving pair after the divers became separated from their dive boat while diving near the San Juan Islands, Thursday. The father and son divers, ages 46 and 18 respectively and from Forest Grove, Oregon, were located safe on land and were transported back to their dive boat and reunited with...

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border

Coast Guard assist boat taking on water just across the U.S., Canada border
Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Medium file photo BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Coast Guard assisted two boaters whose boat started taking on water in Canadian Waters near Boundary Pass, Saturday afternoon. Joint Coast Guard and Royal Canadian Mounted Police boat crews aboard two Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-Mediums from Coast Guard Station Bellingham and Coast Guard Station Port Angeles assisted...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...