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TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014


Air Force helicopter rescues Marble Creek rafter

WATERSPORTS -- The benefits of living near an Air Force Base with skilled rescue helicopter pilots have paid off for recreationists, most recently in a one-weekend blitz to help a Pacific Crest ...

MONDAY, OCT. 7, 2013

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7, 2013

Author revives art of naturally finding your way

NAVIGATION -- Long before GPS, Google Earth, and global transit, humans traveled vast distances using only environmental clues and simple instruments. John Huth, Harvard physics professor and author of The Lost Art ...

THURSDAY, JAN. 26, 2012

Dog rescuers went the extra mile

WINTER SPORTS -- Today's story about students rescuing a snowshoer's bluetick coonhound lost in the Kettle Range for two nights offers a life lesson to all of us. Helping other ...

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22, 2011

MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2011

Record number of rescues logged in Tetons

MOUNTAINEERING --  Major searches and rescues at Grand Teton National Park hit a single-year record last week. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that park officials aren’t sure yet why there were ...

FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011

Tetons search and rescue costs soar

NATIONAL PARKS -- Search and rescue operations are costing Grand Teton National Park millions of dollars topped by last month's $115,000 search for missing backcountry skiers. In 2009, the last year figures ...

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.


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