Reward offered for information regarding AtoN vandalism near Hoquiam, Wash.

Reward offered for information regarding AtoN vandalism near Hoquiam, Wash.
Broken lights sit in the shop at the Coast Guard Aids to Navigation station in Astoria, Ore., Nov. 29, 2017.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Aids to Navigation Station Astoria. SEATTLE — A reward may be available for anyone with information for the Coast Guard regarding the destruction of the light and electronics of the Grays Harbor North Channel Range F Rear Light, south of the Bowerman Airport, near...

Vandalism to lights and buoys endangers mariners in Pacific Northwest

Vandalism to lights and buoys endangers mariners in Pacific Northwest
The recently replaced Elk Rock Island Light 13 dayboard near Portland, Ore.U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Cutter Bluebell. SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help to put a stop to the vandalism of aids to navigation throughout the Pacific Northwest. Several navigational lights in the region have been vandalized rendering them inoperable or limiting their visibility. Recently...

Repeat vandalism to navigational aid prompts Coast Guard reminder, warning

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Prompted by reoccurring and costly vandalism to a navigational aid in Johns Island, S.C., the Coast Guard is reminding the public of the dangers and implications of deliberate damage to federal aids to navigation. Stono Light 39, a navigational light on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway west of Limehouse Bridge, was discovered March 13, 2014, vandalized by gunfire for the third...

Vandalism of Navigation Aids costs taxpayers $117,000

SEATTLE — The Coast Guard is asking for the public’s help to put a stop to the vandalism of Aids to Navigation ATON throughout Washington and Oregon.