Coast Guard Suspends Search

PORT ORFORD, Ore. — Coast Guard crews suspended the search Monday morning for a man who disappeared after the boat he was on capsized. It happened Sunday afternoon near Paradise Point in Port Orford. Crews say three people were on board at the time, and two made it to shore. Officials say the third person … Continue reading »

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 »