The Coast Guard rescues injured hiker north of Shelter Cove

The Coast Guard rescues injured hiker north of Shelter Cove
MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif. – The Coast Guard rescued an injured hiker who fell on the Lost Coast trail north of Shelter Cove, Calif., at approximately 4 p.m., Wednesday. Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay received the medical evacuation request from California Department of Fire and Foresty Protection and launched an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew at approximately 3:30 p.m. The hiker was hoisted from...

Coast Guard locates body of man near Shelter Cove

USCG file photo SHELTER COVE, Calif. – One person died and another, who tried to save him, was injured at Black Sands Beach near Shelter Cove  Thursday afternoon. The Coast Guard received a call from the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection’s Humboldt-Del Norte Unit’s dispatch, at 3:16 p.m. requesting assistance for a man struggling in the water at Black Sands Beach. A  MH-65...

Air Station Humboldt Bay medevacs woman swept into ocean

MCKINLEYVILLE, Calif., — Crews from Coast Guard Air Station Humboldt Bay assisted a local fire department with the medevac of a 22-year old woman this afternoon after she was swept from the shoreline of Abalone Point near Shelter Cove, Calif.