Joint fishing vessel boarding by Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay results in arrests in Garibaldi, Ore.

Joint fishing vessel boarding by Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay results in arrests in Garibaldi, Ore.
WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard issued a notice of 13 safety violations, including four especially hazardous condition issues, to the crew of a fishing vessel during a joint law enforcement boarding with the Oregon State Police in Tillamook Bay, Sunday. Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay boarding team members identified numerous safety violations aboard the fishing vessel Jimco and the Coast Guard...

Coast Guard rescues 2 children, 1 adult from capsized vessel in front of Station Tilamook

Coast Guard rescues 2 children, 1 adult from capsized vessel in front of Station Tilamook
SEATTLE — Crewmembers from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garabaldi, Oregon, rescued two children and one adult after their boat capsized in front of the station, Tuesday. Petty Officer 2nd Class Patrick Sandler, a machinery technician assigned to Station Tillamook, was working on the pier at approximately 2:30 p.m. when he heard screams for help and saw a female child swimming toward the...

Coast Guardsman convicted in court-martial in Seattle

Coast Guardsman convicted in court-martial in Seattle
SEATTLE — A Coast Guardsman convicted of failure to obey a lawful order, assault consummated by battery and adultery was sentenced by a military judge to 45 days confinement, a bad conduct discharge and reduction in pay-grade to E-3 after pleading guilty at a general court-martial, Wednesday. Coast Guard Petty Officer First Class Donald M. Lanham pled guilty to one specification of failure to obey...

Coast Guard hoists woman from cliff at Cape Lookout, Ore.

Coast Guard hoists woman from cliff at Cape Lookout, Ore.
ASTORIA, Ore. — A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., hoisted a woman from a cliff at Cape Lookout, Ore., Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a call at approximately 10:40 p.m., Thursday, reporting three people stuck on a cliff at Cape Lookout, approximately 70 feet above the ocean. Sector Columbia River launched a 25-foot Response Boat –...

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...

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 2 miles west of Tillamook Bay, Ore.

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman 2 miles west of Tillamook Bay, Ore.
SEATTLE — A boatcrew from Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay, in Garibaldi, Ore., medically evacuated a 64-year-old crewmember from a commercial fishing vessel in the Pacific Ocean approximately two nautical miles west of the entrance to Tillamook Bay, Wednesday afternoon. Crewmembers aboard the 64-foot fishing vessel Blue Water Too, based in Bay City, Ore., notified watchstanders at Station Tillamook...

Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay’s haunted house for charity succeeds again

Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay's haunted house for charity succeeds again
GARIBALDI, Ore. — Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay in Garibaldi hosted its 2nd annual haunted house for charity at the Old Coast Guard Station in Garibaldi, Friday-Sunday evening. The three-day event drew crowds from all over Northwest Oregon, raised canned food for the Tillamook County Food Bank and money for Tillamook and Neahkahnie High School 2013 graduating classes. More than 2, 215 pounds...

Coast Guard to host haunted house for charity in Garibaldi, Ore.

Coast Guard to host haunted house for charity in Garibaldi, Ore.
GARIBALDI, Ore. — Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay, in Garibaldi, will host its 2nd annual haunted house for charity Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. Admission is one canned food item per person and proceeds will go to the Tillamook County Food Bank. Additional canned food donations are greatly encouraged. Concessions will be sold to benefit Tillamook and Neahkahnie High School 2013 graduating...

Coast Guard rescues three after vessel burns near Cannon Beach, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues three after vessel burns near Cannon Beach, Ore.
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued three men who were forced to abandon ship after their vessel caught fire Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River in Warrenton, Ore., recieved a Mayday call from the crew of the fishing vessel Havana at approximately 6 a.m. The crew reported the vessel was burning 17 miles west of Cannon Beach, Ore., with three people on board. An HH-65 Dolphin helicopter...