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 closes several Oregon river bar entrances

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., issued closures for the Siuslaw, Umpqua and Rogue River, Ore., bar entrances due to hazardous conditions at approximately 1 p.m., Tuesday. The bar closures apply to all vessels and any request to transit the bars prior to reopening must be approved by the COTP, Sector Columbia River. Mariners may contact...

Search suspended for man on Rogue River

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a man reported to have been trapped in the Rogue River Saturday.

Coast Guard and local agencies searching for man in Rogue River

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard, Curry County, Ore., Sheriff's Department and Oregon State Police are searching for a man spotted near River Mile 8 in the Rogue River Friday.

Coast Guard Detachment Rogue River begins AM radio broadcast

GOLD BEACH, Ore. – The Coast Guard Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment began broadcasting bar restriction and bar condition information on AM radio channel 1610 today. Rogue River Search and Rescue Detachment can still be reached at 541-274-7219 or channel 16 VHF-FM for further information or bar report updates. The Coast Guard also reminds all boaters to pay close attention to Rogue River...