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Coast Guard Icebreaker Returns To Seattle Home Port

Oct 29, 2015
Elaine Thompson / / Associated Press

A U.S. polar icebreaker returned to Seattle today  after traveling to the North Pole. The Coast Guard cutter Healy was part of a mission to study the health of the Arctic Ocean.

Newport Coast Guard Helicopter Base Will Remain Open

Dec 11, 2014
Coast Guard News / Flickr


The U.S. Coast Guard helicopter base in Newport will stay open. It had been slated to close this month to save the Coast Guard $6 million.

Democratic members of the Oregon delegation negotiated the language in the coast guard reauthorization bill. It will prohibit the closure of any air facilities in the U.S. for the next year.