itCG-Rescue crew honored, good buoy, Kane’ohe tow, Ida impacts, In memoriam: Elizabeth F. “Betty” Splaine

Guardians from the CGC Fir replaced a critical weather buoy at the mouth of the Columbia River just in time before the arrival of a severe storm. Operated by NOAA’s National Buoy Data Center, the 4,000 pound older weather buoy […]

itCG-Hurricane Ida warning, Coast Guard Island, Willamette pollution, sailboat escort

Guardians from Air Station Clearwater hoisted a man and his dog from a fishing vessel in rough seas about 50 miles west of Clearwater, FL. The Coast Guard is urging the public to monitor weather and ocean conditions before venturing […]

itCG-half mast, helicopter rescue, missing pilot, fuel spill, investigation

Guardians from Air Station Astoria, OR responded to a 911 call and hoisted a man from the Nekanicum River on Sunday. An MH-60 helicopter successfully rescued the boater after his canoe flipped in heavy surf. Thankfully, Guardians arrived in time […]