Newport fishermen’s wives scramble to save rescue helicopter -Won’t give up without a fight

NEWPORT, Ore. — At 11 a.m. Friday morning, the “Newport Fishermen’s Wives” group held an emergency meeting hours after hearing that the Coast Guard plans to close the town’s search and rescue air operation. The fisherman’s wives first brought the helicopter with it’s four-person crew to Newport after a series of fishing tragedies in the 1980s. Read the rest here  Sign the Petition HERE. 12:27