An HH-60 JAYHAWK helicopter sits on a runway at Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Aircraft like it will continue to fly during the partial government shutdown, but its crew will not be paid.
An HH-60 JAYHAWK helicopter sits on a runway at Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Aircraft like it will continue to fly during the partial government shutdown, but its crew will not be paid. PA2 SARAH FOSTER-SNELL U.S. COAST GUARD
An HH-60 JAYHAWK helicopter sits on a runway at Coast Guard Air Station Astoria. Aircraft like it will continue to fly during the partial government shutdown, but its crew will not be paid. PA2 SARAH FOSTER-SNELL U.S. COAST GUARD

David Goodhue covers the Florida Keys and South Florida for FLKeysNews.com and the Miami Herald. Before joining the Herald, he covered Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware.