Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA

Coast Guard searching after fishing vessel floods 85 miles off Cape Flattery, WA
Coast Guard Air Station Sacramento C-27J Spartan file photo by Lt. Scott Handlin SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued one fisherman from a lifeboat early Tuesday morning after a 66-foot commercial fishing boat began to take on water about 85 miles offshore of Cape Flattery with three people aboard. Watchstanders at multiple Coast Guard units received a VHF radio hail for help at about 2 a.m. from a...

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash

68-year-old missing boater rescued from Huckleberry Island, Wash
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 file photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard and fellow first responders found and rescued a missing boater Tuesday morning after he was reported overdue Monday night. 68-year-old Gordon Hay, wearing a wetsuit and lifejacket, was hoisted by the aircrew of an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River located in Warrenton, Oregon, and safely transferred...

Coast Guard helps rescue 2 men on Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Coast Guard helps rescue 2 men on Vancouver Island, British Columbia
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The U.S. Coast Guard transported two injured hikers from a remote part of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, to Victoria at the south end of the island, Saturday. A Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles-based MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely hoisted the two men, both were reportedly suffering from broken ankles and one with additional head trauma, and transported them to...