Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public to help locate the person or persons who pointed a red laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter Friday at 10:23 p.m. as the crew was flying a mission northwest of Bremerton. The Port Angeles flight crew aboard the MH-65 Dolphin helicopter safely returned home after being indirectly illuminated for about one second and were...

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island

Coast Guard suspends search for man missing near Lummi Island
USCG MH-65 File Photo SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a man reported missing between Bellingham and the San Juan Islands. Missing is Nick Saling, 53. Crews searched over 360 square-nautical miles for approximately 15 hours but were unable to find Mr. Saling. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Crews involved in the search...

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard seeks information from the public to locate a suspect or suspects who pointed a green laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting training at Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, Wednesday evening. The MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew safely landed after they were hit by a laser multiple times. The aircrew conducted visual acuity...

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca

Coast Guard medevacs Navy sailor off of U.S.S. Kidd in Straits of Juan de Fuca
Lt. Joe Brewan, the supply officer and the helicopter control tower operator aboard the U.S.S. Kidd, watches a Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, from Air Station Port Angeles land on the bow of the ship in order to conduct a medevac of a sick Navy sailor, March 4, 2018. U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Selby Arnold. PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard conducted a medical evacuation of a sick Navy...

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.

Coast Guard medevaced injured girl from Olympic National Park, Wash.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Wes Shinn, an aviation maintenance technician from Coast Guard Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles, sit in the cabin of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter after the air crew landed to drop their rescue swimmer off in the Olympic National Park, Wash., July 1, 2017. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Air Station/Sector Field Office Port Angeles. SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew...

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Air Station Port Angeles aircrew

Coast Guard seeks public information after laser strike hits Air Station Port Angeles aircrew
PORT ANGELES, Wash. — The Coast Guard is seeking information from the public in locating a suspect or suspects who pointed a green laser light at a Coast Guard helicopter as the aircrew was making a final approach to Air Station Port Angeles, at 8:23 p.m., Monday. The Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles flight crew aboard, an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, safely landed after being illuminated for about...

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Guemes Island, Wash.

Coast Guard medevacs boater near Guemes Island, Wash.
SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued a man who was reportedly suffering from symptoms of Parkinson’s disease on a 24-foot fishing vessel in Guemes Channel Saturday. The aircrew of an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles airlifted the man to emergency medical services responders at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, who transferred him to Whidbey General Hospital...

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search after fisherman located 60 miles offshore of Westport, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing fisherman after the fisherman contacted the Coast Guard and confirmed he was safe and headed back to Westport, Thursday. The Coast Guard has recalled assets involved in the search, which included the crews of Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles, the Coast Guard Cutter Alert, a 210-foot Medium...

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast

Coast Guard looking for possible overdue fisherman offshore Washington coast
The 59-foot fishing vessel the Pacific Rim. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Kevin Marks.) SEATTLE — Coast Guard personnel are looking for a fisherman after receiving a report he was overdue from a week-long fishing trip offshore the Washington coast, Wednesday. The Coast Guard has diverted the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Wahoo, an 87-foot Coastal Patrol Boat homeported in Port Angeles,...