Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland

Coast Guard boat crew medevacs beach goer near Kelly Point Park in Portland
US Coast Guard 29-Foot Response Boat-Small file photo PORTLAND, Ore. – A Coast Guard boat crew medically evacuated a man reportedly suffering from symptoms of heat stroke on the beach near Kelly Point, in Portland, Sunday evening. A Coast Guard Station Portland boat crew aboard a 29-foot Response Boat-small II located the individual and transported him to Cathedral Park, where Emergency Medical...

Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down

Coast Guard cleanup of Astoria oil spill winding down
Cleanup of an oil spill in the Columbia River is winding down, Feb. 12, 2018, after an oil tank was removed from under a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa, Jan. 30, 2018. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Mark Campanale. ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard’s cleanup efforts of an oil spill in the Columbia River adjacent to the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa...

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon

Oil tank removed from under dilapidated pier in Astoria, Oregon
Contractors remove an oil tank from under a dilapidated pier on the Columbia River just west of the Cannery Pier Hotel & Spa in Astoria, Jan. 30, 2018. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Levi Read. WARRENTON, Ore. — A boiler oil tank has been removed from a dilapidated pier adjacent to the Hotel Cannery Pier, Tuesday, as responders work to remove the source of the oil spill that was...

Oil sheen response continues in Astoria, Oregon

Oil sheen response continues in Astoria, Oregon
An oil sheen can be seen trailing from under a dilapidated pier near the Cannery Pier Hotel in downtown Astoria, Oregon, Jan. 20, 2018.U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Sector Columbia River aircrew. ASTORIA — Coast Guard and local salvage personnel continue cleanup of oil sheen on the Columbia River near Astoria, Monday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River’s Incident Management Division team...

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard responding to oil sheen in Astoria, Oregon
Coast Guard personnel responded to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Ore., January 19, 2018.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Oregon – Coast Guard personnel are responding to an oil sheen caused by an unknown source near the Cannery Pier Hotel in Astoria, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Columbia River dispatched personnel from the Incident Management...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded by high tide near Cannon Beach, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man stranded by high tide near Cannon Beach, Oregon
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — The Coast Guard rescued a man who was stranded by a high tide at Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Sunday afternoon. The man was hoisted to safety by an aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter, from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, and delivered to emergency medical services from Cannon Beach. Coast Guard watchstanders...

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation

Coast Guard, Astoria City Council members celebrate Coast Guard city re-designation
Members of the Astoria City Council and the commands of local Coast Guard units meet to commemorate the re-designated of Astoria, Ore., as a Coast Guard City in Astoria, June 5, 2016. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. ASTORIA, Ore. — The city of Astoria was re-designated a Coast Guard City, affirming its support of the Coast Guard units and service members that...

Coast Guard to base 2 new cutters in Astoria, Oregon

Coast Guard to base 2 new cutters in Astoria, Oregon
A Sentinel-Class 154-foot Fast Response Cutter (U.S. Coast Guard file photo by Eric D. Woodall) WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday it will homeport two of the service’s new Sentinel-Class 154-foot Fast Response Cutters (FRC) in Astoria, Oregon, starting in 2021. These two ships have not yet been named, but the FRCs are named after enlisted Coast Guard personnel who distinguished...

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on rocky edge of Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Oregon

Coast Guard rescues man stranded on rocky edge of Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Oregon
A Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew returns to base with a man who was stranded on a rock due to incoming surf near Hug Point, Ore., April 10, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Klingenberg. WARRENTON, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a man that was stranded on a rocky edge by the high tide at Hug Point near Cannon Beach, Monday afternoon. The...