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Rescuers rescue rescuers

Firefighters Sam Hockett and Eric Maestas, members of NLF&R’s elite Water Rescue team, lost power on their Kawasaki Jet Ski about noon as they attempted to reach a group of people who appeared stranded on famous Haystack Rock near Pacific City. Unable to develop enough power to make it past the breakers and back to the beach, they radioed for help to an oncoming 47-foot USCG vessel.

Coast Guard offers new i911 system for Pacific Northwest

The 13th Coast Guard District has implemented a groundbreaking technology to assist mariners in distress on the waters of the Pacific Northwest.

Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast seizes $21.5M worth of cocaine

United States Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast interdicted a suspected smuggling vessel March 15 while patrolling international waters of the Eastern Pacific, seizing $21.5 million worth of cocaine.

Hazardous Pacific Northwest bar conditions highlighted by Coast Guard

The Coast Guard advises all mariners of the dangers related to crossing hazardous bars in the Pacific Northwest.

Canadian Sailor Stirling pleads guilty to possessing 196 gallons of liquid meth

Canadian national John Philip Sterling, 65, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine after Coast Guard personnel found 196 gallons of liquid meth aboard his vessel off the coast of Newport.

Coast Guard airlifts injured fisherman off Newport coast

A Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter responded to the fishing vessel Arctic Storm Tuesday morning, 10 miles southwest of Newport to airlift a 21-year-old fisherman who severely injured his hand on Monday.

Coast Guard survival training targets commercial fishermen

The Coast Guard is offering six two-day sessions for marine safety and survival training in five cities along the Oregon Coast beginning Oct. 24.

Coast Guard recovers body of missing Clackamas sailor

Coast Guard personnel recovered the body of 58-year-old Kiwanda captain Hoang Minh Tran Tuesday morning near Newport's jetty. He was wearing a flotation device.

Coast Guard calls off search for sailing vessel Kiwanda Captain

Coast Guard officials are calling off the search for a man aboard the overdue sailing vessel Kiwanda, after finding floating debris Sunday near Whale Cove near Depoe Bay.

Coast Guard rescues two stranded men from shore near Cascade Head

U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two stranded hikers Monday night on rocks about 40 feet above the shore near Cascade Head.

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