Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Ore.

Coast Guard rescues surfer and assists 3 others from Cape Falcon, Ore.
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew hoisted a surfer in distress and assisted three others Saturday afternoon from rocks at Cape Falcon near Manzanita, Oregon. At 5:15 p.m., watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center received a request for assistance from Tillamook County dispatch reporting a male surfer who was...

Coast Guard medevacs hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke

Coast Guard medevacs hiker experiencing symptoms of possible stroke
A Coast Guard Sector North Bend aircrew aboard an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter prepare to medevac a distressed hiker from the Coos Bay area in Coos County, OR, Saturday afternoon.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Alex Webber) COOS BAY, Ore. — The Coast Guard medevaced a hiker experiencing symptoms of a possible stroke Saturday in the Coos Bay area near the Upper Pony Creek Reservoir. Watchstanders at...

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR

Coast Guard rescues mother, son from cliffs near Cape Arago, OR
Coast Guard Sector North Bend MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file photo. COOS BAY, Ore. – The Coast Guard rescued a mother and son Thursday after they had fallen from the cliffs while hiking at Cape Arago near Coos Bay. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received an agency assist request from Coos County Dispatch, at 12:04 p.m. for two people who had fallen from the cliff. The mother reported...

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head

Coast Guard, partners rescue 7 from cliffs near Yaquina Head
A Coast Guard Air Facility Newport MH-65 Dolphin aircrew rescues 7 people trapped on a cliff. AGATE BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued three adults and four children from the cliffs Friday south of Yaquina Head near Agate Beach. The seven people were reportedly swept away by a rip current and became trapped on the cliffs. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend...

Coast Guard receives proposal for Snake River bridge construction near Nyssa, Ore.

Coast Guard receives proposal for Snake River bridge construction near Nyssa, Ore.
Seattle, WA – The 13th Coast Guard District, has received an application from Alscott Farms, LLC Company, requesting approval for plans of two replacement bridges to be constructed across the Snake River to Gamble Island between Malheur County, Ore., and Payette County, Idaho. WATERWAY AND LOCATION: Snake River at latitude: 43°54’26.4” N, longitude: 116° 58’ 40.2” W. PROPOSAL: The proposed...

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Oregon coast

Coast Guard rescues two kayakers off Oregon coast
Coast Guard Sector Columbia River MH-60 helicopter file photo WARRENTON, Ore. — A Coast Guard aircrew rescued two kayakers in distress in the vicinity of Haystack Rock Saturday afternoon near Pacific City. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Sector Columbia River hoisted the kayakers and transported them to the helicopter pad at Pacific City Airport, where they were met by awaiting...

Coast Guard completes 13-hr overnight tow of fishing vessel

Coast Guard completes 13-hr overnight tow of fishing vessel
52-foot Motor Lifeboat Intrepid file photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Trevor Lilburn. NORTH BEND, Ore. – A Coast Guard 52-foot Motor Lifeboat crew towed a disabled 68-ton commercial fishing vessel Tuesday morning across the Coos Bay Bar, west of North Bend. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Bend received a report at 3:38 p.m. Monday that the 61-foot fishing vessel Pacific Faith, with four...

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from counterdrug patrol

Coast Guard Cutter Alert returns home from counterdrug patrol
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Alert sails near Puerto Chiapas, Mexico, while participating in a three-day North American Maritime Security Initiative exercise, March 1, 2020.  U.S. Coast Guard photo. ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Cutter Alert (WMEC 630) returned home to Astoria Sunday following a 69-day Eastern Pacific counterdrug deployment. The crew patrolled international waters off the coast of...

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...