Coast Guard invites public to jet display and tour

Coast Guard invites public to jet display and tour
ASTORIA, Ore. — The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River command invites the public to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its newly installed HU-25 Falcon jet display at Sector Columbia River, next to Astoria Regional Airport in Warrenton, at 2 p.m., Friday. The aircraft will be open for tours from 2-4 p.m. Sector Columbia River and Tongue Point Job Corps leadership personnel will attend the ceremony. The...

Marking hidden danger: Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Astoria, Ore., keeps mariners clear of hazards

Marking hidden danger: Coast Guard Aids to Navigation Team Astoria, Ore., keeps mariners clear of hazards
by Cmdr. Nevada Smith, Chief Petty Officer Kevin Bentle and Petty Officer 3rd Class Nate Littlejohn ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard helicopters in the skies above and Coast Guard cutters in the Columbia River below provide a highly visible Coast Guard presence. Just ten miles upriver from the mouth of the Columbia River and the famous Coast Guard Station Cape Disappointment in Ilwaco, Wash., a lesser-known...