Coast Guard, local agencies rescue immobilized hiker near Newport, Ore

Coast Guard, local agencies rescue immobilized hiker near Newport, Ore
An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew prepares to land on the cove shelf in a tidal pool during the medevac of an immobilized hiker off a cliff in Whale Cove, Ore., Jan. 2, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Bronislav Grulich. NEWPORT, Ore. — Coast Guard and local fire department crews rescued a 19-year-old male hiker in the vicinity of Whale Cove, after he reportedly suffered seizures...

Coast Guard rescues woman from water at Depoe Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues woman from water at Depoe Bay, Ore.
DEPOE BAY, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued a woman who had fallen in the water at the Depoe Bay Bar entrance, Saturday. The 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay used a heaving line to reach the woman and bring her on board, safely transporting her back to station and transferring her to waiting emergency medical personnel, who took her to Samaritan North Lincoln...

Coast Guard boat crews safeguard fishing vessel disabled by rogue wave near Oregon coast

Coast Guard boat crews safeguard fishing vessel disabled by rogue wave near Oregon coast
Two 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews from Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay escort the crew of commercial fishing vessel Ms. Nicani during a coastal storm near Oregon, March 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Sector North Bend) North Bend, Ore. — Boat crews from Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay towed the three person crew of a commercial fishing vessel in distress and have been safeguarding...

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen aboard fishing vessel taking on water north of Depoe Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard assists 2 fishermen aboard fishing vessel taking on water north of Depoe Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard assisted two fishermen aboard a fishing vessel that was taking on water 11 miles north of Depoe Bay, Wednesday afternoon. The 70-foot fishing vessel Inseiner, homeported in Warrenton, had no catch on board,  and was escorted to Yaquina Bay in Newport. A watchstander at Coast Guard Station Yaquina Bay received a mayday call from the Inseiner on VHF channel...

Coast Guard crews rescue 5 fishermen from sinking vessel west of Siletz Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard crews rescue 5 fishermen from sinking vessel west of Siletz Bay, Oregon
SEATTLE — Coast Guard crews rescued five people after their vessel sank eight miles west of Siletz Bay, Oregon, Saturday. Three of the survivors were rescued from their life raft by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, Oregon, and treated for minor injuries by EMS at the Newport Municipal Airport. The other two survivors were transferred from the life raft to a...

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from rocks near Depoe Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 5 people from rocks near Depoe Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport rescued five people stuck on the rocks in Fogarty Creek near Depoe Bay Saturday. The Dolphin crew arrived on scene and ferried the people to shore where they were met by ground crews including Coast Guard Station Depoe Bay crewmembers and the local fire department. None of them reported any injuries...

Coast Guardsmen participate in Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Oregon

Coast Guardsmen participate in Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run in Oregon
NORTH BEND, Ore. — Crewmembers from seven Oregon-based Coast Guard units assisted in running the Special Olympics’ Flame of Hope torch during a weeklong relay that started at the Oregon-California border and ended in Depoe Bay, Monday. The torch traveled successfully along the coast throughout the area of responsibility of Coast Guard Sector North Bend. Coast Guardsmen assigned to Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Group North Bend medevacs injured woman in Lincoln Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard Group North Bend medevacs injured woman in Lincoln Beach, Ore.
LINCOLN BEACH, Ore. — Coast Guard Group North Bend, Ore., medevaced a woman who fell from a cliff in Lincoln Beach, Friday. Group North Bend received a call from Depoe Bay Fire Department at approximately 12:10 p.m., stating a 56-year-old woman had fallen from a cliff at Fishing Rock in Lincoln Beach. The woman was reported to have injured her leg, knee, hip and arm. Coast Guard Group North Bend...

Coast Guard aids fishing vessels, saves 35 tons of shrimp

Coast Guard aids fishing vessels, saves 35 tons of shrimp
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard came to the assistance of two fishing vessels, helping to save a total catch of 35 tons of shrimp from spoiling Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received distress calls from the crews of the fishing vessels Granada and Cap Elza near Tillamook Bay, Ore., and Depoe Bay, Ore., respectively.  Both crews reported their vessels had become disabled with a large...