Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Grays Harbor, WA

Coast Guard medevacs injured hiker near Grays Harbor, WA
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard MH-60T Jayhawk aircrew from Sector Columbia River medevaced an injured hiker Monday evening from the south jetty of Grays Harbor, Washington. The hiker reportedly suffered a broken leg and was transported to Grays Harbor Community Hospital for higher medical care. At 5:28 p.m., watchstanders at Sector Columbia...

Coast Guard completes 3 rescues during busy crab season opener

Coast Guard completes 3 rescues during busy crab season opener
Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. ASTORIA, Ore. — Rescue crews from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment responded to three distress calls during the season opener of the Washington State commercial crab season this past Saturday. The station, located in Ilwaco, Wash., is at the mouth of the Columbia River near several...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA

Coast Guard rescues 3 people, 1 dog from fishing vessel near Willapa Bay, WA
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued three people and one dog from a commercial fishing vessel taking on water Saturday morning off Willapa Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a distress call at approximately 7:30 a.m. The vessel Terry F reported a loss of power and was taking on water four miles offshore. An...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance

Coast Guard rescues kayaker near Grays Harbor entrance
An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hovers over a capsized kayaker as they conduct a rescue near Ocean Shores, Washington, May 10, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Lutz) WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a kayaker who had capsized near the Grays Harbor entrance Sunday afternoon near Ocean Shores, Washington. An MH-60...

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Willapa Bay, Washington

Coast Guard rescues surfer near Willapa Bay, Washington
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a 40-year-old male who had become caught in strong currents while surfing near Willapa Bay, Saturday afternoon. A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River aircrew, aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, safely recovered and transported the surfer to shore, where Emergency Medical Service personnel...

Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard rescues man after skiff overturns in rough water near Westport, Wash.
Coast Guard 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Chief Petty Officer Mark Coady WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard rescued a man after rough waters overturned his skiff near the entrance to Grays Harbor, Tuesday afternoon. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor rescued the man who was sitting on top of his overturned skiff between buoys 2 and 4 and transported...

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel over 40 miles off West Coast

Coast Guard medevacs woman from vessel over 40 miles off West Coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo ASTORIA, Ore. — A Coast Guard air crew medically evacuated a 32-year-old woman from a vessel over 40 miles northwest of Grays Harbor, Wash., Sunday evening after she reportedly suffered a seizure. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River safely transferred the woman to waiting emergency medical service personnel, who...

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up

Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary to patrol Columbia River as salmon run ramps up
A Coast Guard Auxiliary member passes out boating safety information to a boater preparing to launch his personal fishing vessel at the boat launch in the Port of Chinook, Wash., Aug 17, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and the Coast Guard Auxiliary are conducting routine patrols on the Columbia River as the Buoy 10 salmon season...

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard aircrew hoists 3 fishermen in Willapa Bay, Wash.
Coast Guard Air Station Astoria MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE – A Coast Guard aircrew rescued three fishermen stranded on rocks in Willapa Bay, Wash., Wednesday evening. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria safely hoisted the three individuals and transported them to the beach. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center personnel received a report...