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As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.  (Photo by Pekka Laakso/AFP/Getty Images)

With Sea Ice Melting, Coast Guard Proposing New Shipping Lanes To The Arctic

As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.

12/05/2014

File photo of an ambulance. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mom Accused Of Throwing 6-Year-Old Son Off Bridge

The woman who said she threw her 6-year-old son off a historic bridge in the coastal Oregon city of Newport has been arrested on murder and manslaughter charges.

11/04/2014

Rescuers pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Oregon Beachgoers Form Human Chain To Rescue Swimmer

Rescuers pulled a struggling swimmer to shore by forming a human chain after she and seven others were stranded on a rocky outcropping during high tide.

10/14/2014

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Coast Guard: Vessel Runs Aground Near Brinnon

The Coast Guard says a 65-foot vessel ran aground while being towed near Brinnon with up to 500 gallons of diesel fuel aboard.

09/14/2014

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Alaska Man Gets 4 Life Terms In Coast Guard Deaths

An Alaska man was sentenced Tuesday to four consecutive life terms in the 2012 shooting deaths of two co-workers at a Coast Guard communications station that mystified an island community for nearly a year before an arrest was made.

07/08/2014

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Coast Guard Rescues Kayakers In Rosario Strait

Acting on a tip from a tugboat, a Coast Guard crew has rescued three kayakers who ran into trouble in Rosario Strait west of Anacortes, Washington.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

State Fines Owner Of Derelict Barge For Oil Spill

Washington state regulators on Monday fined the owner of a derelict barge for spilling oil into the Columbia River near Camas during an illegal salvage operation in 2011.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2013

Two Tacoma Derelicts Latest Ship Trouble In Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — One abandoned ship sank early Friday and threatened to pull another down in a waterway off Puget Sound in the latest million dollar problem involving derelict vessels in Washington. The Coast Guard, state […]

CBS Seattle–01/25/2013

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Search Continues For Crewman Who Fell Off Local Fishing Boat

The Coast Guard is searching for a crewman who fell off a fishing boat about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday off the Olympic Peninsula, about eight miles west of the mouth of the Queets River.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2013

Protestors will march from Westlake Plaza today with plans to shut down the Port of Seattle in a wave of state-wide protests today. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Derelict Port Ludlow Ship Headed For Seattle

A derelict ship at Port Ludlow that was seized by the state Department of Natural Resources is scheduled to be towed Friday to a Seattle shipyard.

CBS Seattle–01/10/2013

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