Vandalism to lights and buoys endangers mariners in Pacific Northwest

Vandalism to lights and buoys endangers mariners in Pacific Northwest
The recently replaced Elk Rock Island Light 13 dayboard near Portland, Ore.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help to put a stop to the vandalism of aids to navigation throughout the Pacific Northwest. Several navigational lights in the region have been vandalized rendering them inoperable or limiting their visibility. Recently...

Coast Guard warns boaters in the Pacific Northwest to prepare for winter storms

SEATTLE — With severe weather approaching, the Coast Guard reminds boaters and beach-goers to be prepared and stay aware. Strong winds and heavy surf are forecast over the next several days.

Video – Coast Guard 47 Foot Motor Lifeboat Compilation

In this video compilation released by the Coast Guard, Coast Guard members pilot 47-foot motor lifeboats through the surf of the Pacific Northwest. Motor Lifeboat Stations throughout the Coast Guard utilize the 47-foot vessels for missions ranging from search and rescue to vessel assists and maritime law enforcement.

Video – Pacific Northwest Flood Rescue

A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria , Oregon helicopter rescue crew hoists Morton, Washington residents who were stranded due to the flooding in the Pacific Northwest. Jan 8, 2009

Video – Flood Rescue

A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria , Oregon helicopter rescue crew hoists Morton, Washington residents who were stranded due to the flooding in the Pacific Northwest. Jan 8, 2009

Video – Flood Response Interviews

Interviews with Coast Guard Air Station Astoria pilots who rescued Morton, Washington residents that were stranded due to the Pacific Northwest Floods. Includes rescue footage from the Jan. 7, 2009 rescue.

Video – Washington Flooding

SEATTLE – A Coast Guard HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria, Ore., conducts an overflight of flood affected areas in the Pacific Northwest to assess damage and look for stranded citizens. January 8, 2009 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });

Response continues for Pacific Northwest flooding

SEATTLE — Coast Guard, state, local and other federal agencies continued to provide aid to flood-effected areas in the Pacific Northwest on Friday.