Stories tagged: search and rescue
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
Light rain falling Wednesday in some areas of Northern California could aid crews fighting a deadly wildfire while raising the risk of flash floods and complicating efforts to recover the …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
Rescuers intensified efforts Saturday to find survivors who might be trapped amid the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, where one body has already …
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
A Search and Rescue team has located the body of a missing Vancouver, Washington, elk hunter, who went missing earlier this month in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 5:54 a.m.
A rescue call from the Great Outdoors will prompt some people to ask, “How can we help?” or at least “How are you doing?” Others focus on, “How much will …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
A band of mountain goats dropped a hint on Sunday for a Spokane family to give up a lofty hiking goal in Montana. “The rockfall was a coup de grace …
Wed., July 5, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
A skier is missing after falling through a snow bridge into Pebble Creek in Mount Rainier National Park.
Mon., June 19, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Search crews say they are still searching for a 42-year-old man who reportedly fell out of a boat and into the Snake River over the weekend.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
It’s not enough that a search and rescue (SAR) team knows how to look for people in the wild. The team members also must be able to look out for …
UPDATED: Mon., March 27, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
In collaboration with two instructors from Ravalli County Search and Rescue in Hamilton, Montana, about 16 volunteers took lessons on first aid, restraining techniques for other animals, and how to …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
Rescuers have found a 29-year-old man who became lost while hiking in the Columbia River Gorge.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017, 4:58 p.m.
An Oregon couple reported missing near Coeur d’Alene Friday evening was found unharmed but stuck in the snow Saturday morning by the Kootenai Count Sheriff’s Office search and rescue team.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 14, 2017, 12:39 p.m.
The search has been called off for the six veteran fishermen aboard a crabbing boat missing in the icy, turbulent Bering Sea.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 10:43 a.m.
Crews are searching for a Pennsylvania landfill worker who was buried when a mound of garbage and dirt slid down onto him.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Searchers have recovered the body of a Kitsap County businessman who went missing during a kayak trip off the Kitsap Peninsula.
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
An emergency official in southwest Georgia says crews have ended their search for a 2-year-old boy reported missing after a tornado struck his parents’ mobile home last weekend.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
About a decade ago in British Columbia, on Dylan Currie’s very first day of backcountry skiing, another group of skiers set off an avalanche from above that partially buried one …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
Hopes were fading on Tuesday that any more survivors would be found from a devastating avalanche, as the death toll climbed to 15 and rescue crews were hit with another …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Emergency crews pulled out four more survivors from the rubble of a hotel crushed by an avalanche and were searching Saturday for more as family members awaited word if their …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 5:44 p.m.
With cheers of joy, rescue crews pulled survivors from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 8:18 a.m.
Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for around 30 people …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 11:26 a.m.
The Coast Guard says it has resumed a search for a father and his young son after a wave swept them to sea from an Oregon beach.Coast Guard Petty Officer …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 8:57 a.m.
Stillwater County officials planned to continue a search Thursday for a man believed missing in the Yellowstone River near Columbus.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
An avid skier who was missing overnight at Crystal Mountain Resort was found safe Monday after he managed to make his way to a closed section of highway and texted …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 5:51 p.m.
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is urging people to use caution when traveling in backcountry areas after rescuing four people who were stuck and lost for 12 hours Saturday.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 8:40 a.m.
The Coast Guard is seeking the public’s help to find someone who has made repeated false calls for help from near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:11 a.m.
Kittitas County authorities have suspended a search for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly a month ago.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:04 a.m.
Searchers in Yakima and Kittitas counties are still searching for a Pacific Crest Trail hiker who was last seen nearly three weeks ago.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
A 20-year-old man who fell off a cliff while hiking in Sunset Bay on the Oregon Coast has been rescued.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
The Coast Guard has rescued two people from the ocean off Hawaii nearly a day after their plane disappeared from radar.