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Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Albion Point

Coast Guard rescues overdue kayaker near Albion Point

U.S. Coast Guard MCKINLEYVILLE – The Coast Guard rescued a kayaker who was stranded during a fishing trip after his kayak began taking on water through a hole in the hull on the Albion River, Sunday.  The kayaker’s wife called Coast Guard Station Noyo River watchstanders around sunset, reporting her husband, who was supposed to return before dark, was

U.S. Coast Guard to hold open house Saturday

 U.S. Coast Guard SAMOA PENINSULA – Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel are scheduled to host an open house event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, located at 200 New Navy Base Road in Eureka.  The free, public event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters and small boats

New name for McKinleyville’s Coast Guard headquarters

Coast Guard Group Humboldt Bay, the U.S. Coast Guard command responsible for operations from the California-Oregon border to the Mendocino-Sonoma county line, will be renamed Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay effective May 31. Group Humboldt Bay is changing its name as a result of a service-wide standardization initiative, but the switch will not impact any