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2 Rescued From Week In Mountains

After being stranded in a blizzard in the Blue Mountains for more than a week, Sarah Warden (pictured) came close to giving up hope of getting out alive. "It was a nightmare," said the 26-year-old Clarkston woman. "The snow kept building up, and the wind was howling. It was terrifying."Warden and Clarkston resident Jonathan Moore, 25, went for a drive and got stuck in the snow in the Willow Springs area, located about 25 miles south of Pomeroy. They survived on animal crackers, two vitamin waters, dry dog food, garbage remnants and snow, before being rescued by logger Jackson Russell of Lewiston Monday morning."Thank God for loggers," Warden said Tuesday. "They are my angels, that's for sure. When I saw him, I told him I would become a logger and work for him the rest of my life"/Kerri Sandaine, Lewiston Tribune. More here.

Question: Have you or a loved one ever been lost in the woods? Can you describe the experience?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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