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2 Boaters Found Dead in Lake Erie; 2 More Missing

Coast Guard finds bodies of 2 Lake Erie boaters off Ohio shore, continues search for 2 others …read more

Coast Guard Ends Search for 2 Men in Miss. River

Coast Guard ends search for 2 men missing since barge sank in Mississippi River in Arkansas …read more

Coast Guard: Navy Ship Reaches Sailboat in Pacific With Ill Child; Rescue to Start Around Dawn

Coast Guard: Navy ship reaches sailboat in Pacific with ill child; rescue to start around dawn …read more

Coast Guard releases report on cutter fatality

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Coast Guard investigation says equipment failure, improper placement of a crewman and a Bering Sea swell contributed to the crewman’s death on a rescue mission in southwest Alaska…. …read more

Coast Guard assists boaters who ran aground near Grays Harbor in Westport

The Coast Guard assisted boaters aboard a 26-foot recreational vessel that ran aground near Grays Harbor in Westport, Wash., Sunday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Grays Harbor received a distress call from a good Samaritan on VHF-FM Channel 16, who reported a boat with four people aboard had run aground on the south jetty near Grays Harbor,…

Icebreaker returning to Seattle from Antarctica

SEATTLE (AP) — The Coast Guard says the icebreaker Polar Star is returning to Seattle Friday after a 108-day deployment to help resupply McMurdo Station, Antarctica…. …read more

Coast Guard Rescues Dog From Ice on Lake St. Clair

Coast Guard crew rescues dog from ice on Lake St. Clair, gives animal the name ‘Lucky’ …read more

Vet Group: Coast Guard Wrongly Discharged Members

Veterans group: US Coast Guard violated procedures for mental health discharges from service

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Coast Guard reports ship aground at Astoria

ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says a 739-foot cargo ship anchored at Astoria ran aground in the Columbia River when the crew tried to change positions in the river without authorization from the bar pilot guiding it…. …read more

Seafaring Drug Smugglers Challenging Coast Guard

Drug smugglers heading further out to sea, Coast Guard struggles to keep up amid budget cuts

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Coast Guard rescues 5 off sailboat at Port Ludlow

PORT LUDLOW, Wash. (AP) — A Coast Guard team has rescued three adults and two children off a sailboat in trouble near Port Ludlow, Wash…. …read more

Coast Guard: 67-foot boat sinks near Everett

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a 67-foot, wooden pleasure boat sank in the Snohomish River after its operator miscalculated its position…. …read more

Search Suspended for Missing Person off Fla. Coast

Coast Guard suspends search for last missing person from flipped boat off Florida coast

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Coast Guard, Grays Harbor emergency response crews rescue injured surfer from jetty

WESTPORT, Wash. - A Coast Guard Air Station Astoria helicopter crew rescued an injured surfer from the Grays Harbor, Wash., south jetty Saturday. The Coast Guard Sector Columbia River Command Center watchstanders received a request at 1:40 p.m. from Grays Harbor Police Department to assist in the safe evacuation of an injured surfer from the south…

Surfer rescued near Grays Harbor

WESTPORT, Wash. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a helicopter crew rescued an injured surfer from the south jetty at the entrance of Grays Harbor Saturday afternoon…. …read more

Coast Guard hoists man from jetty near Ilwaco

An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., hoists a man after he became stranded on the north jetty on the Columbia River near Ilwaco, Wash., Jan. 17, 2014. The aircrew successfully hoisted the man aboard the helicopter and transported him to Station Cape Disappointment. U.S. Coast Guard video by Sector Columbia River, Ore.

WARRENTON, Ore. — An aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Astoria, Ore., hoisted one man after a vessel ran against the north jetty on the Columbia River near Ilwaco, Wash., Friday afternoon. There were no reports of pollution or major injuries. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, in Warrenton, were contacted at approximately 12 p.m.…

Coast Guard rescues injured hiker in Olympic National Park

SEATTLE — A rescue aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., rescued a 60-year-old male that reportedly suffered a broken ankle while hiking in Olympic National Park near Starbuck Mine, Wash., Sunday afternoon. A member of the U.S. Forest Service, who was on-scene with the man and rendered first aid, requested Coast Guard assistance…

Coast Guard medevacs one 10-miles west of Grays Harbor

A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Ore., medevac an injured crewmember aboard an HH-60 Jayhawk helicopter 10-miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Jan. 10, 2014. The crewmember sustained a head injury after the Star Delta, a 623-foot cargo ship, encountered a swell. U.S. Coast Guard video by the 13th Coast Guard District.

SEATTLE — A Coast Guard aircrew from Air Station Astoria, Ore., medevaced an injured crewmember from a 623-foot cargo ship after he sustained a head injury 10 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Friday. The crewmember was reportedly conscious when transferred into the care of local emergency medical services. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Columbia…