Coast Guard rescues seven people from boat taking on water

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – U.S. Coast Guard Station St. Joseph rescued seven people from a 30-foot Sea Ray taking on water five miles offshore near the Pierheads Saturday at approximately 2 p.m.

Coast Guard encourages safe-boating practices this Fourth of July Weekend

CLEVELAND – In recognition of the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, the Ninth Coast Guard District is emphasizing boating safety and would like to remind boaters to take the proper precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend.

Coast Guard anticipates closing multiple river bars in Northwest

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard anticipates possible restrictions to multiple river bars throughout Oregon and Washington. The restrictions may begin as early as Friday night due to the potential for extreme winds and heavy seas that are expected through the region over the following few days. Should extreme weather require the closure of all or a portion of the bars, the Coast Guard will issue a broadcast...