Coast Guard medically evacuates pregnant woman near Grays Harbor, Wash.

ASTORIA, Ore. — A crew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., medically evacuated a 25 year-old woman who was eight months pregnant, from a vessel 20 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Sunday.

Coast Guard evacuates man from charter boat

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 70-year-old man from a charter boat five miles off Copalis Beach, Wash., near Grays Harbor, Wash. today.

Coast Guard Group Astoria receives Congressional recognition

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today Congressman David Wu introduced a resolution to recognize Coast Guard Group Astoria for its more than 60 years of service to the Pacific Northwest. The legislation honors the brave men and women of Coast Guard Group Astoria who risk their lives daily to ensure the safety and security of the people of the Pacific Northwest.

Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay to hold change of command

ASTORIA, Ore. – Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Michael P. Leavitt will transfer command of Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay, Ore., to Master Chief Petty Officer Michael T. Saindon in a change of command ceremony scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., Friday, July 17, 2009.

Busy Fourth of July for Station Tillamook Bay, Oregon

ASTORIA, Ore. – Crews of Coast Guard Station Tillamook Bay, Ore., had a busy Fourth of July weekend when they ran a total of 13 search and rescue cases, assisted approximately 36 mariners, saved $424,740 in property and logged just over 24 hours of underway time in a 72-hour period. The search and rescue cases included three vessels lost in the fog (two of which went aground),  seven vessels towed,...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire on Columbia River, Oregon

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard responded to a boat fire near Jim Crow Point, Wash., on the Columbia River, Ore., Sunday.

Coast Guard medevacs injured man from vessel near Heceta Head

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fish processing vessel 25 miles from Heceta Head near Florence, Ore., Friday.

Coast Guard assists vessel taking on water

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard assisted two people who were in distress southwest of Ledbetter Point near Willapa Bay, Wash., Monday. Coast Guard Group Astoria, Ore., received a call at 1 p.m. concerning two people aboard a 40-foot vessel that was taking on water. A 47-foot rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment, Wash., was launched to the scene, along with a 47-foot rescue...

Coast Guard assists capsized vessel with four men on board

SEATTLE – The Coast Guard assisted a capsized vessel with four men on board off of Cannon Beach, Ore., Sunday morning. Coast Guard Group Astoria, Ore., received a mayday call at 6:10 a.m., from a 22-foot dory with four men on board. The caller said they were taking on water outside of the surf line off of Cannon Beach and were in need of immediate assistance. The Coast Guard 13th District Command...