U.S. Coast Guard auxiliarists support national Safe Boating Week across Pacific Northwest

Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotillas throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana are celebrating National Safe Boating Week and urging all mariners to

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U.S. Coast Guard seeks public comment on proposed bridge build over Coweeman River near Kelso

The Coast Guard is seeking public comment on a request for proposed construction of a bridge over the Coweeman River near Kelso, Wash.

The commander, Coast Guard 13th District, has received

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U.S. Coast Guard, WA Ecology to hold spill preparedness conference in Seattle

The Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology will host a spill preparedness conference May 20 – 21 at the Jackson Federal Building in Seattle.

The two-day seminar is an opportunity

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U.S. Coast Guard helicopter lands safely after laser incident near Port Angeles

A Coast Guard helicopter crew conducting a training flight over Clallam County Airport in Port Angeles reportedly suffered a laser strike from an unknown ground source Monday night.

The crew

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U.S. Coast Guard crews rescue man and his dog near Ocean City

Imagery available: Coast Guard rescues man, dog near Ocean City, Wash. A Coast Guard helicopter crew assisted local search and rescue personnel in locating a lost man and his dog near Ocean

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U.S. Coast Guard advises strong caution to beachgoers in the Pacific Northwest

Due to the recent number of fatalities the Coast Guard strongly cautions beachgoers to be aware of possible dangers to stay safe while enjoying the Oregon and Washington coasts.

During the

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U.S. Coast Guard, NOAA, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public discussions on the future of America’s waterways

The U.S. Coast Guard, along with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold nationwide public discussions on

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Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember 30 miles west of Grays Harbor

SEATTLE — The U.S. Coast Guard medically evacuated an injured crewmember from a fishing vessel 30 miles west of Grays Harbor, Wash., Wednesday.

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Coast Guard rescues teenage hiker from Olympic National Park

SEATTLE, Wash. - The U.S. Coast Guard medevac'd a 15-year old hiker after she fell from a 15-foot cliff north of the Hoh River in Olympic National Park, in Clallam, Wash., Monday.

The hiker was reported in stable condition.

At approximately 10:46 a.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound in Seattle received a request from National Park Service employees to rescue a fallen hiker.

The hiker, an Idaho native visiting the park on a school field trip, had reportedly fallen head-first onto a beach and was in-and out-of consciousness.

The duty flight surgeon from Coast Guard Air Station Port Angeles, Wash., spoke with National Park Service rangers and agreed to perform the medevac.

A HH-65 Dolphin crew arrived on scene and lowered a rescue swimmer. The girl was hoisted aboard the Dolphin at approximately 1:12 p.m. and taken to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.