Coast Guard closes river bars in Washington, Oregon

Coast Guard closes river bars in Washington, Oregon
SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Capt. of the Port, for the Sector Puget Sound area of responsibility, has closed the Quillayute River bar, and the Capt. of the Port, for the Sector Columbia River, Ore., area of responibility, has closed the Tillamook Bay, Depoe Bay, Yaquina Bay, Siuslaw River and Umpqua River, Ore., bars, Monday, due to hazardous conditions. The bar closures apply to all vessels and any...

Coast Guard closes multiple river bars in Washington and Oregon

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard Captain of the Port (COTP) Sector Columbia River, in Astoria, Ore., and the COTP Sector Puget Sound in Seattle issued the closure of multiple river bars within Oregon and Washington due to hazardous conditions Thursday. The bars at Quillayute River, Wash., Grays Harbor, Wash., and the Columbia River are closed. The bar closure applies to all vessels and any request to...

Coast Guard activates Sector Puget Sound during change of command ceremony

SEATTLE – Sector Puget Sound held a ceremony marking the shift from Sector Seattle to Sector Puget Sound, immediately preceding a change of command ceremony here, Wednesday.

Coast Guard to activate Sector Puget Sound during change of command ceremony

SEATTLE – Sector Puget Sound will hold a ceremony marking the shift from Sector Seattle to Sector Puget Sound, immediately preceding a change of command ceremony here, Wednesday.

Coast Guard responds to boat fire near Port Townsend, Wash.

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to a boat fire near Port Townsend, Wash., Monday.