Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel on Sand Island, Wash

Coast Guard rescues 2 from grounded vessel on Sand Island, Wash
A Coast Guard boat crew from Station Cape Disappointment, and an aircrew from Air Station Astoria, rescue three people after their 16-foot boat grounded on Sand Island, Wash., July 2, 2015. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Shane Abold) WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews rescued three people after their vessel ran aground on Sand Island, Wash., Thursday. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter...

Coast Guard responds to boat fire on the Columbia River Bar

Coast Guard responds to boat fire on the Columbia River Bar
WARRENTON, Ore. — Coast Guard crews responded to a boat fire at the mouth of the Columbia River, Wednesday. A rescue boatcrew from Station Cape Disappointment arrived after the fire was extinguished by onboard suppressant systems and reportedly secured any source of potential pollution while towing the disabled, 34-foot vessel to Ilwaco, Washington. Watchstanders at Station Cape Disappointment received...

Coast Guard monitors barge lost in tow near Columbia River entrance

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard closely monitored the efforts of a tugboat crew as it successfully regained control of a barge that was lost in tow Wednesday.

Coast Guard Responds to Capsized Barge near Astoria, Ore.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is responding to the capsizing of a barge approximately eight miles from the Columbia River bar near Astoria, Ore.

Coast Guard searching for man overboard near Astoria

ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard is searching for a 32-year-old fisherman who fell from a crab fishing vessel approximately 10 miles from the Columbia River entrance Thursday.

Coast Guard responds to disabled vessel off Tongue Point

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Coast Guard is investigating the report of a disabled vessel that is anchored off of Tongue Point, Ore., Monday.

Coast Guard, Port of Astoria, Ore., to hold Open House, Hangar Dance

ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Group/Air Station Astoria and the Port of Astoria are hosting a free open house Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Astoria Regional Airport in Warrenton, Ore.

Six Words in Three Seconds Provide a Path to Mayday

By Petty Officer 3rd Class Kelly Parker In less than a second an electric current containing a three-second message traveled approximately two miles, across the cold waters of the Pacific Northwest. The signal began its journey from a marine radio tuned to emergency channel-16 in Peacock Spit, an ocean bar just off the southernmost tip of Washington State, to the Megler Mountain Tower, an antenna...

Search suspended for missing boater near Astoria, Oregon

ASTORIA, Ore. — The search has been suspended for a man at Tongue Point near here Sunday. The Clatsop County Sheriff’s Office has dispatched a dive team to the area. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });