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,...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 33-year old Navy sailor in Crescent Harbor, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for missing 33-year old Navy sailor in Crescent Harbor, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a U.S. Navy sailor who went missing after his boat broke apart in Crescent Harbor. on the east side of Whidbey Island, Saturday afternoon. “The decision to suspend a search is the most difficult decision to make as a responder,”said Capt. Sean Cross, chief of incident management, Coast Guard 13th District. “Our condolences go...

Coast Guard, Navy crews rescue kayakers near Dungeness Bay, Wash.

Coast Guard, Navy crews rescue kayakers near Dungeness Bay, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Navy crews rescued three kayakers that went missing near Dungeness Bay, Saturday. A Coast Guard helicopter crew hoisted a 50-year-old kayaker, a Coast Guard boatcrew recovered a 52-year-old kayaker, and a Navy helicopter crew hoisted a 39-year-old kayaker out of the water. All three kayakers were transported to Olympic Medical Center in Port Angeles in critical condition,...

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue crabber near Anacortes, Wash.

Coast Guard suspends search for overdue crabber near Anacortes, Wash.
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a crabber reported overdue near Anacortes, Wednesday. Dean Harvey, 48, of Bremerton, remains missing. Search crews spent 24 hours completing a total of 24 searches that covered a 909 square mile area with no signs of Harvey. “Suspending the search for a missing person is one of the most difficult decisions we must make,” said Cmdr. Brian...

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 9 kayakers near Fidalgo island, Wash.

Coast Guard, Navy rescue 9 kayakers near Fidalgo island, Wash.
SEATTLE — Coast Guard and Navy personnel rescued seven children and two adults after they became separated during a kayaking trip near Rosario Beach on Fidalgo Island, Thursday afternoon. An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter and a Navy aircrew from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Search and Rescue, aboard an MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter, were...

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker stranded in Olympic Mountains since Saturday

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker stranded in Olympic Mountains since Saturday
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker, Wednesday, that had been stranded in the Olympic Mountains near Port Angeles, Wash., since Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound received a request from Olympic National Park for a medevac of a 32-year-old male hiker near Aurora Ridge in the vicinity of Crescent Lake at approximately 4 p.m. The hiker, who reportedly fell 150 feet and suffered...

Coast Guard response to helicopter crash off of James Island, Wash. Concludes

SEATTLE – The multiple agency response to recover the crewmembers from a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crash that occurred, Wednesday, in the waters near James Island, Wash., has concluded.

Coast Guard MH-60 helicopter crashes off of James Island, Wash.

SEATTLE – Multiple U.S. Coast Guard units and local response agencies are responding to a Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter that crashed in the waters near James Island, Wash.