Federal, state agencies ensure safe and legal Halibut Derby off Pacific Northwest coast

Federal, state agencies ensure safe and legal Halibut Derby off Pacific Northwest coast
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard and its partner agencies National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration, Oregon State Police and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife conducted a coordinated law enforcement effort throughout the three-day Halibut Derby ensuring safe and legal fishing among the fishing fleets from northern Oregon and southern Washington. The combined efforts of the partner...

Coast Guard medevacs NOAA crewmember near Garibaldi, Ore

Coast Guard medevacs NOAA crewmember near Garibaldi, Ore
GARIBALDI, Ore. — A Coast Guard boat crew medevaced a 28-year-old man reportedly suffering from extreme stomach pains aboard a NOAA vessel near Garibaldi, Wednesday. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay safely transported the NOAA crewmember to emergency medical personnel, who transferred him from the station to Tillamook County Hospital. Watchstanders at Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Tillamook Bay, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man from water near Tillamook Bay, Oregon
Coast Guard crewmembers transfer a 29-year-old male to emergency medical services at Station Tillamook Bay after pulling him from the water near Girabaldi, Ore., July 10, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay.) GIRABALDI, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man near the surf zone in the vicinity of the Tillamook Bay North Jetty, in Girabaldi, Sunday, after he reportedly...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing girl near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing girl near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard suspended the search at 10:36 a.m. for a 17-year-old girl who reportedly fell off a cliff and into the water at Cape Kiwanda Tuesday. “Despite our best efforts and an exhaustive multi-agency search, we were unable to locate the missing girl,” said Mr. Greg Merten, operations unit controller at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River. “Our deepest...

Coast Guard searching for missing girl near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for missing girl near Cape Kiwanda, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore.— Coast Guard crews are searching for a 17-year-old girl who reportedly fell off a cliff and into the water at Cape Kiwanda. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport and a 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay are all on scene to search for the missing...

Coast Guard crews respond to a capsized vessel near Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard crews respond to a capsized vessel near Tillamook Bay, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. – Coast Guard crews rescued a man and are searching for a second potential person in the water after a vessel capsized north of North Jetty off Tillamook Bay, Thursday. A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay pulled the man, who was reportedly unconscious, from the water and transferred him to emergency medical personnel waiting at the station, while...

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Tillamook, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues surfer in distress near Tillamook, Ore.
TILLAMOOK, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a surfer who was reportedly drifting in and out of consciousness near Cape Kiwanda, Sunday afternoon. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew, from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, hoisted the 22-year-old man around 1:00 p.m. and transported him to the Pacific City Airport, where he was met by an emergency medical response helicopter and taken to a hospital...

Coast Guard crews rescue fishing vessel crew in Oregon

Coast Guard crews rescue fishing vessel crew in Oregon
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three fishermen off a 30-foot fishing vessel sinking 19 miles east of Tillamook Bay, Tuesday. The fishermen were safely hoisted from their Garibaldi based fishing vessel, Flying Fish, at 2:30 p.m. and transferred to awaiting emergency medical services at Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi. Search-and-rescue watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector...

Coast Guard hoists stranded kayaker near Cape Falcon, Ore

Coast Guard hoists stranded kayaker near Cape Falcon, Ore
WARRENTON, Ore. – An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Oregon, hoisted a kayaker who was stranded on the rocks near Cape Falcon, Oregon, Saturday afternoon. The man was safely hoisted and transported in good condition to Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi, Oregon. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton, were contacted via VHF-FM radio at about 1:10...