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Tag: U.S. Coast Guard

Aug.
22nd

New website provides bar crossing info, images

The U.S. Coast Guard and National Weather Service have develop a website to provide coastal boaters with weather and Coast Guard observations to evaluate bar restrictions and conditions.

You can access the website by clicking here.

The website gives boaters a place to not only see the entrance or bar through updated camera images, but also the Coast Guard’s evaluation of the bar conditions and any restrictions that may be in place.

“This is an excellent tool for the mariner”, Dan Shipman, recreational boating safety specialist for the 13th Coast Guard District in Seattle, said in a prepared

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July
16th

Coast Guard helicopter rescues woman injured while rafting Tilton River

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter was needed Sunday to rescue a 40-year-old female on the Tilton River about 30 miles northwest of Longview.

The woman was injured after being thrown from a raft on the river. Lewis County emergency response crews were unable to safely rescue her from the river bank due to the steep terrain a the ravine.

The Coast Guard sent an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria, Ore., to assist. The crew arrived on scene and hoisted the woman on board at 4:51 p.m.

The helicopter crew transported the woman to a Lewis Country fire

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