The 13th Coast Guard District has implemented a groundbreaking technology to assist mariners in distress on the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
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.
The Coast Guard advises all mariners of the dangers related to crossing hazardous bars in the Pacific Northwest.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
U.S. Coast Guard crews rescued two stranded hikers Monday night on rocks about 40 feet above the shore near Cascade Head.
U.S. Coast Guard crew members aboard three separate vessels recently rescued a 50-foot commercial fishing vessel disabled 116 miles west of Newport Wednesday.