#Rescue Team

Burnett County Sentinel

Tragic closure: Remains of Ashley Miller (Carlson) discovered

In a sad ending for the many people involved in the two-month-long search for a missing Grantsburg-area woman, authorities have confirmed that the remains of Ashley Miller (Carlson) were found over the weekend, west of Danbury in rural Pine County, Minnesota. Miller was the 33-year-old mother of four who was last seen Sept. 23 near the Lake Lena community on the Mille Lacs Band’s Reservation. Searchers discovered her remains over the Thanksgiving weekend.
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Clear Lake man found dead in floodwaters

A Clear Lake man who went missing after visiting a Sedro-Woolley restaurant on Sunday was found dead Wednesday in his vehicle, which had been hidden for several days under Skagit River floodwaters. Skagit County Sheriff’s Office Chief Criminal Deputy Tobin Meyer said how the man and his vehicle became submerged...

Group of hikers wearing sneakers call for rescue from snowy Mount Marcy trail

KEENE, N.Y. — A group of ill-prepared hikers called for rescue near the peak of New York's tallest mountain, which is prone to early season snowfall and chilling temperatures. Forest rangers with the Department of Environmental Conservation received the call late in the afternoon of Nov. 25 — three hikers...

State Police helicopter hoists 5 from Susquehanna Flats

HAVRE DE GRACE — A Maryland State Police helicopter crew rescued five people stranded on the Susquehanna Flats near here and Perryville late Friday night. Shortly after 7:45 p.m., a Maryland State Police Aviation Command helicopter was dispatched from the Easton Section – Trooper 6, to assist in located a small fire company rescue boat, whose crew became disoriented and lost after rescuing three waterfowl hunters, a news release states.
Herald and News

Fundraiser aims to kickstart help for emergency responders

A new-to-town manufacturing company kickstarted a fundraiser Thursday to drum up money for local volunteer firefighters and search and rescue teams. Wilsonart, which began operations at its new Klamath Falls facility last month, will donate nearly $8,000 to Chiloquin Fire and Rescue and the Search and Rescue team within the Klamath County Sheriff’s Office.

Mild weather causes uncertainty for search and rescue teams

BUTTE, Mont. — Montanans volunteer to help other Montanans in need through different search and rescue teams across the state. "People just donate their time," explained Brad Belke, commander of the 15-90 Search and Rescue team in Butte. "We're usually running between 35 and 40 members, full-time." Belke says they...

Drone Experts Help NASA, NOAA Solve Sea Rescue Problems

A ship is lost at sea. Passengers huddle in lifeboats, awaiting rescue. Thankfully, help is on the way. Emergency beacons housed aboard the lifeboats have transmitted location data to orbiting satellites, which relayed the information to ground stations. Equipped with this data, search and rescue professionals at one of several mission control centers around the globe alerted first responders to the location of the stranded passengers, resulting in a rescue.

Annual Avalanche Awareness Night live-streamed

Backcountry recreationists will be able to learn more about backcountry safety and avalanches while staying toasty warm at home. Tonight’s 22nd Annual Avalanche Awareness Night will be livestreamed from the Center for the Arts to a virtual audience. “Avy Night” is presented in conjunction with Teton County Search and Rescue...

Annual avy awareness event to take place tonight

JACKSON, Wyo. — Tonight, Skinny Skis’ 22nd Annual Avalanche Awareness Night will be held virtually for the second year in a row. The mission of Avy Night is to promote safety among backcountry travelers, build community and mutual respect among backcountry enthusiasts and raise funds for the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center via a raffle (BTAC) and Teton County Search and Rescue.

Ouray Mountain Rescue Team

Editor's note: The Ouray County Plaindealer is featuring nonprofit organizations which are based in Ouray County and serve Ouray County in a series of profiles titled Season of Sharing. The purpose of these profiles is to highlight the meaningful work being performed by these organizations and let the community know...