Coast Guard to hold open house in Bandon, Oregon to demonstrate new MRASS

Coast Guard to hold open house in Bandon, Oregon to demonstrate new MRASS
BANDON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a public information open house regarding the Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal, Thursday, Feb. 20, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., at “The Barn” Conference and Community Center. The MRASS will be available for live demonstration and for the community to ask questions to gain information about how the equipment operates. This...

Coast Guard rescues woman from cliff near Cape Falcon, Ore

Coast Guard rescues woman from cliff near Cape Falcon, Ore
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured woman Saturday morning from a cliff side at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At 11 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County dispatch reporting a 30-year-old woman had slipped off a trail while...

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues 5 from sailboat off Oregon coast
Coast Guard crews rescued five people aboard a sailboat off the Oregon coast, Oct. 16, 2019. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard rescued five adults aboard a disabled sailing vessel Wednesday 20-miles west of Yaquina Bay, Oregon. At approximately, 5:15 a.m. watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a distress call from a 50-foot sailing vessel that the individuals were struggling to make way...

Coast Guard suspends search for man off central Oregon coast

Coast Guard suspends search for man off central Oregon coast
A 47-foot Motor Lifeboat file photo by Cmdr. Brendan Hilleary NEWPORT, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man Monday after more than 11 hours of combined searches in the vicinity of Whale Cove near Depoe Bay. Coast Guard Sector North Bend coordinated eight combined searches, which were conducted by an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Facility Newport, a 47-foot...

Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker off Bone Mountain

Coast Guard aircrew assists injured hiker off Bone Mountain
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo NORTH BEND, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted an injured man Saturday afternoon off Bone Mountain. An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Sector North Bend hoisted the man to safety and transported him to awaiting emergency medical services at Roseburg Regional Airport in neighboring Douglas County. At 4:18 p.m., watchstanders at the...

Coast Guard medevacs teen from Rogue National Forest

Coast Guard medevacs teen from Rogue National Forest
Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo SEATTLE – Coast Guard crews medevaced a teenager Thursday evening from a western Oregon forest. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend command center were notified at 4:15 p.m. by Curry County dispatch that a 17-year-old male had suffered a head injury after he fell from a cliff above the Rogue River near Marial, Oregon. Because the area was...

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...