Coast Guard rescues fisherman before vessel sinks off Harbor, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues fisherman before vessel sinks off Harbor, Ore.
A Coast Guard crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-Small II from Coast Guard Station Chetco River assists a fisherman with his flooding vessel off the Chetco River entrance, Ore., June 6, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Chetco River. NORTH BEND, Ore. — Coast Guard boat crews rescued a fisherman from his vessel before it sank about two and a half miles west of the Chetco River entrance,...

Coast Guard scheduled to open seasonal stations in southern Oregon

Coast Guard scheduled to open seasonal stations in southern Oregon
Coast Guard Rogue River SAR Detachment file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to open its two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer. The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur around...

Coast Guard rescues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee

Coast Guard rescues U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employee
Two Coast Guardsmen from Station Chetco River work to rescue a man from the cabin of an overturned U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey vessel resting on the beach in Brookings, Ore., April 25, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Station Chetco River. BROOKINGS, Ore. — The Coast Guard and multiple local responders rescued an Army Corps of Engineers employee from a capsized boat near the Chetco...

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues two fishermen near Coos Bay, Ore.
A Coast Guard Station Chetco River 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew rescues two fishermen from a life raft after their vessel caught fire near Coos Bay, Ore., Aug. 5, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued two fishermen after their vessel was engulfed in flames 20 miles west of the Cape Blanco light near Coos Bay, Oregon, Saturday. A Coast...

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues injured beachgoer near Brookings, Oregon
USCG File Photo WARRENTON, Ore., — The Coast Guard rescued an injured beachgoer after she fell from the rocks sustaining substantial injuries to her arms and leg near Brookings, Ore., Thursday. The woman was met by a Curry County Sheriff’s Office ground crew who prepped her for Coast Guard helicopter transport to Brookings Airport where they were met by Life Flight. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard opens southern Oregon seasonal search and rescue detachments

Coast Guard opens southern Oregon seasonal search and rescue detachments
The Coast Guard Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment, in Gold Beach. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard is scheduled to open its two southern Oregon seasonal search and rescue detachments in Bandon and in Gold Beach on Friday, May 26th. The detachments normally operate between Memorial Day and Labor Day, but dates may vary depending on...

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco

Coast Guard rescues 3 fishermen from liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco
The fishing vessel McCalis, a 60-foot fishing vessel homeported in Charleston, Ore., takes on water 8 miles west of Cape Blanco, Ore., Aug. 14, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy Sector North Bend. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen from a liferaft 8 miles west of Cape Blanco at 1:15 p.m., Sunday.The three fishermen, reportedly uninjured, were transported to Station Coos...

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs mariner near Chetco River, Oregon

Coast Guard boatcrew medevacs mariner near Chetco River, Oregon
BROOKINGS, Ore. — A Coast Guard boatcrew assisted two mariners, one experiencing possible heart attack symptoms, aboard a vessel that was disabled and adrift near the Chetco River jetty in Brookings, Friday evening. A Coast Guard emergency medical technician aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Chetco River, located in Brookings, climbed aboard a 26-foot disabled boat to medically...

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for 3 from downed aircraft near Brookings, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for three people at 9:47 p.m.,Tuesday, after more than 12 hours of searching for survivors of a downed aircraft near Brookings. John Belnap, the pilot, his son Max, 17, and a friend Ryan Merker, 17, remain missing after the reported plane crash of a 1964 Cessna 172F. Coast Guard search efforts included aircrews aboard a C-27J Spartan fixed-wing...