Boy Rescued After 238 Feet Fall

BODEGA BAY, California – A four-year-old boy is recovering after he fell 238 feet down a cliff in Sonoma County. The child was walking on a trail with his mother on Monday when it happened. He suffered serious injuries from the fall, including broken bones. According to reports he is now in stable condition. The … Continue reading »

Coast Guard to Close Newport Facility

NEWPORT, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard is preparing to close a facility in Newport where a search and rescue helicopter is stationed, and budget cuts are to blame. The three and a half acre site has a hangar and barracks, used on a rotation basis by four-person crews who are permanently stationed at the … Continue reading »

Coast Guard Warns Northwest Crabbers

WARRENTON, Ore. — The U.S. Coast Guard is warning Northwest crabbers to not only wear their life jackets, but get plenty of rest as well. They say, fatigue is a leading cause of commercial fishing deaths. Fatigue is also what recently played a role in the grounding of vessels near Cape Arago in Oregon and … Continue reading »