Coast Guard assists Tillamook County officials locate missing mushroom picker

USCG file photoSEATTLE – The Coast Guard assisted the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Department in locating a missing 73-year-old man near Nehalem, Ore., Sunday. Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., received a report that Lawrence Smith was missing at approximately 4 p.m., and launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew at 4:07 p.m. to conduct a search in the vicinity of Nehalem. At 4:25 p.m. the helicopter...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing fisherman near Nehalem Bay, Ore.

ASTORIA, Ore. – The Coast Guard suspended the search for a 65-year-old fisherman who was reported missing in the Nehalem Bay, Ore., area Friday.

Coast Guard awards silver lifesaving medal to deputy

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard awarded a silver lifesaving medal to Tillamook County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Charles Reeder in a recognition ceremony held in Bend, Ore., during the Oregon State Marine Board Conference October 14, 2008.