Coast Guard aircrew locates lost hikers in Lane County, Oregon

Coast Guard aircrew locates lost hikers in Lane County, Oregon
Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River, Lane County Search and Rescue and an Aviation Survival Technician from Sector North Bend stand with two hikers they located and rescued near Florence, Ore., May 14, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Nilles. NORTH BEND, Ore. — The Coast Guard located two lost female hikers, Tuesday morning, that were missing overnight...

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 36 miles west of Florence, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues 3 people 36 miles west of Florence, Ore.
A rescue swimmer from Coast Guard Sector North Bend helps two mariners dewater their vessel about 40 miles off the Oregon coast, May 11, 2019. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector North Bend. FLORENCE, Ore. — Coast Guard crews and a good Samaritan rescued three people aboard a vessel that was taking on water 36 miles offshore from Florence, Ore., Saturday. A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crew from...

Florence, Oregon named nation’s 24th Coast Guard City

Florence, Oregon named nation's 24th Coast Guard City
A new sign recognizing the City of Florence, Ore., as a Coast Guard City welcomes residents and visitors to Florence on Oregon Highway 126 near the Highway 101 junction, Aug. 16, 2017. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard designated the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony held at the Florence Events Center, Wednesday...

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon

Coast Guard announces newest Coast Guard City in Oregon
FLORENCE, Ore. – The Coast Guard will be designating the City of Florence as an official Coast Guard City at a ceremony scheduled to be held Aug. 16, 2017. The city will be accepted as the 24th official Coast Guard City and the third one in Oregon joining Astoria and Newport. The designation of the City of Florence coincides with the 100 year anniversary of Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River which...

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for man swept from shore near Cape Perpetua, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 27-year-old male who was swept out to sea near Cape Perpetua, Ore., Thursday. Coast Guard  helicopter and boat crews searched for more than 15 hours alongside Oregon State Police and Yachats Fire departments. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received the report via 911 dispatch stating that the man had fallen in the...

Coast Guard hoists injured fisherman from vessel over 20 miles off Florence, Ore.

Coast Guard hoists injured fisherman from vessel over 20 miles off Florence, Ore.
NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured crew member from the 75-foot fishing vessel Leann more than 20 miles off Florence, Thursday. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend safely transported the 50-year-old man to medical personnel at Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Coos Bay received the initial notification...

Coast Guard monitoring grounded fishing vessel in Florence, Ore.

Coast Guard monitoring grounded fishing vessel in Florence, Ore.
The 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Ms Nicani after it grounded on a beach north of the Siuslaw River Bar north jetty in Florence, Ore., Sept. 17, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photos by Senior Chief Petty Officer Timothy Tregoning. FLORENCE, Ore. — Coast Guard personnel are monitoring the 50-foot commercial fishing vessel Ms Nicani after it went aground on a beach north of the Siuslaw River Bar north...

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat

Seven Coast Guard units work together to rescue 3 people and a dog aboard disabled sailboat
Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk NORTH BEND, Ore. – Coast Guard air and boat crews worked together to assist three people and a dog aboard a 51-foot sailing vessel that was disabled and adrift about 45 miles west of Siuslaw River, Wednesday. The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Cuttyhunk, a 110-foot patrol boat homeported in Port Angeles, Wash., is towing the sailing vessel Rogue Scholarship toward Reedsport...

Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Oregon

Off-duty Coast Guardsman rescues 2 children from surf near Siuslaw River, Oregon
Fireman Dana Gagliardi. U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Station Siuslaw River. FLORENCE, Ore. — An off-duty Coast Guardsman rescued two boys after they were swept out by the tide near the Siuslaw River North Jetty, Saturday. Fireman Dana Gagliardi, a member of Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River, returned the boys to their parents on shore and stood by until they were transferred to emergency...