Advanced Helicopter Rescue School in session

Photo by ALEX PAJUNAS/The Daily Astorian
Petty Officer Trevor Tufts, left, observes a rescue swimmer being lowered onto the cliff face at North Head Lighthouse Feb. 17, during a simulated vertical surface rescue. The training exercise was part of the Advanced Helicopter Rescue School which brings helicopter rescue crews from across the country to our area each February and October. (Chinook Observer)

I have to remind myself that school is in session... we keep hearing the Coast Guard rescue helicopters.