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Chihuahua, 3 people saved by Coast Guard after sailboat breakdown

Chihuahua, 3 people saved by Coast Guard after sailboat breakdown

MCKINLEYVILLE — The Coast Guard rescued three people and a Chihuahua Wednesday from a disabled sailboat approximately 35 miles west of Klamath. At approximately 6:25 a.m., the sailing vessel Missfit’s captain contacted Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Command Center watchstanders via VHF-FM radio, stating the vessel had lost propulsion in 35-knot winds and up to 20-foot seas

Coast Guard: Be careful during storm

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE — The Coast Guard urges boaters and beachgoers to exercise caution in and around the waters along the Northern California coast due to forecasted weather conditions extending into late Saturday. A second potent storm is expected to affect the local waters with high winds and large steep waves beginning Saturday and lasting

Coast Guard remembers crew of CG 1363

U.S.Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE — The U.S. Coast Guard will hold a memorial service this Tuesday, Dec. 22, at Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay in McKinleyville in remembrance of the crew and passengers of the CG 1364 helicopter that crashed after rescuing 10 people 51 years ago during the North Coast’s “Storm of the Century.” The

Video of Coast Guard rescue

USCG DAMNATION CREEK – At 10:36 a.m.  May 13 the U.S. Coast Guard received a request for assistance from the National Park Service to assist a hiker trapped on a cliff one-quarter of a mile north of Damnation Creek, south of Crescent City. Two Coast Guard MH-65D helicopters, who were already in the air conducting surf rescue training

Annual Coast Guard Housing Garage Sale Saturday

USCG EUREKA –  The Coast Guard invites members of the public to attend the annual Coast Guard Housing Garage Sale on Saturday, May 9  from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  at the intersection of Park Boulevard and Coast Guard Way, across from La Fayette Elementary School in Eureka. Please respect private residence by not entering the complex prior to 8 a.m.

‘Forever indebted’

USCG Press Release MCKINLEYVILLE — Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay held a service Friday, July 11 to honor the 20th anniversary of the sacrifice of four Coast Guardsmen who perished in the line of duty while attempting to save the lives of others. Coast Guard 6541, a MH-65 Dolphin helicopter, crashed in the early hours