Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar

Coast Guard responds to vessel aground on Columbia River sand bar
The 608-foot container ship Genco Auvergne ran aground in the Columbia River near Skamokawa Vista Park, Washington, Oct. 1, 2020.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River) ASTORIA, Ore.— The Coast Guard is responding to the 608-foot container ship Genco Auvergne that ran aground Thursday on the Washington side of the Columbia River south of Skamokawa Vista Park. Watchstanders at...