Stories tagged: search and rescue
Wed., Feb. 5, 2020
An avalanche slammed into a mountain road in eastern Turkey on Wednesday, wiping out a huge team of rescue workers sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche. Officials …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020
We may live in an age of modern technology and hyperconnectivity, but it’s still remarkably easy for people to become lost in the great outdoors.
Sun., Dec. 8, 2019
David Partlow has been missing since he took off from the top of a Montana mountain piloting a hang glider in 1987. While he was presumed dead after an intensive …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019
The search for a missing Colville pilot and his plane has been concluded after a local resident discovered the body of the pilot in Sullivan Lake on Saturday, Nov. 16.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
The search for a Colville pilot who went missing Monday after what was expected to be a one-hour flight continued into Wednesday afternoon as crews grappled with poor weather conditions …
Wed., Nov. 21, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
A skier is missing after falling through a snow bridge into Pebble Creek in Mount Rainier National Park.
Mon., June 19, 2017
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
Officials say a hiker has been rescued from the Snake River Canyon in south-central Idaho.
Sat., April 15, 2017
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
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
Rescuers have found a 29-year-old man who became lost while hiking in the Columbia River Gorge.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 18, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Stillwater County officials planned to continue a search Thursday for a man believed missing in the Yellowstone River near Columbus.
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016
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
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.