Coast Guard fleet to arrive in Portland on Wednesday for Rosefest

PORTLAND, Ore. — Coast Guard cutters, response boats, and a motor lifeboat are scheduled to arrive in Portland, Wednesday, June 6, in celebration of the Rose Festival. Coast Guard Cutters Alert out of Astoria, Ore., Henry Blake, homeported in Everett, Wash., Adelie from Port Angeles, Wash., and Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor, Wash., 52-foot motor lifeboat Invincible II, are scheduled to arrive...

Security zone established for Rose Fest fleet visit

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Coast Guard will enforce and maintain a controlled access area on the Willamette River while Navy and Coast Guard vessels are tied up at the seawall between the Steel and Morrison Bridges throughout the fleet’s visit June 4-9. Boaters who need to pass through the controlled access area must contact the Coast Guard security escort vessel on VHF-FM channel 16. Commercial...