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...

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 13 miles west of Grays Harbor

Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman 13 miles west of Grays Harbor
WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured fisherman 13 miles west of the Grays Harbor, Washington, entrance, Monday morning. A boat crew aboard a 47-foot Motor Lifeboat from Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor met up with with the commercial fishing vessel Myrna Lynn to transfer the 50-year-old injured fisherman to shore, and get him treated by emergency medical services for a...

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman off the coast of Grays Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs ill fisherman off the coast of Grays Harbor, Wash.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard conducted a medevac of an ill fisherman 9 miles off the coast of Grays Harbor, Washington, Monday afternoon. The aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, successfully hoisted the 43-year-old ill fisherman, who was suffering severe pain in the lower abdomen, and...

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard monitors efforts to confirm location of sunken vessel in Willapa Bay
29-foot Response Boat Small-II File Photo SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel continue to monitor the response to the report of the overdue fishing vessel Kelli J after a boat crew contracted through the vessel owner’s insurance company located a large unknown object in the area of a previously sighted pollution and debris in the water of Willapa Bay, Tuesday. Global Diving and Salvage personnel...

Coast Guard, Pacific County responders assist kayaker in Willapa Bay

Coast Guard, Pacific County responders assist kayaker in Willapa Bay
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel and a Pacific County beach rescue team assisted a kayaker to safety after he overturned in Willapa Bay, Sunday evening. A Pacific County rescuer aboard a personal watercraft assisted the kayaker to shore after a Coast Guard rescue swimmer from an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard...

Coast Guard Medal for Heroism presented to Westport, Wash. Coast Guardsman

Coast Guard Medal for Heroism presented to Westport, Wash. Coast Guardsman
Rear Adm. David Throop, commander Coast Guard 13th District, presents the Coast Guard Medal to Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Hylkema,  April 6, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WESTPORT, Wash. — The Coast Guard presented the Coast Guard Medal for Heroism to Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Hylkema at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor in Westport, Washington on  Friday. The...