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2. Lava Beds National Monument Forms Cave Rescue Team
(National & State Parks/California)
Lava Beds National Monument in Tulelake, California now has a group of certified staff ready to conduct a safe and efficient cave rescue should the need arise, the National Park Service announced on July ...
... and Yosemite Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel were immediately dispatched to El Capitan where they began climbing the route to reach the climbing party. Park Rangers reached Kiernan around 4 p.m. and ...
In what may prove to be the first water fatality for 2013 at Yosemite National Park in California, a man was swept over Nevada Fall on Saturday, and search and rescue teams on Sunday were still trying ...
... said. Mondiek's body was found on the morning of Dec. 18, 2012 on the beach at Yellowbanks Anchorage, not far from Smugglers Cove. Search and rescue crews made the discovery shortly after 8 a.m.   ...
... to rescue their beloved commanding officer's country inn imperiled by a lack of snow. This production of the Bing Crosby/Danny Kaye movie musical delivers gorgeous songs, nostalgia - and a plan to save ...
7. Searchers Find Missing Mount Rainier Snowboarders
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... of the park, with volunteers from Tacoma, Olympic, and Seattle Mountain Rescue Teams; as well as four dog teams from the Washington Search and Rescue Task Force. At approximately 11 a.m. searchers reached ...
A stranded Canadian climber at risk from hypothermia was rescued off El Capitan Monday, Oct. 22, by Yosemite National Park Rangers and search and rescue personnel during a high-angle, high-risk operation ...
... rain over the last couple of days, so water levels were able to go down. It exposed the area, so rangers finally were able to see the body." Kobb said ranger search and rescue teams had gone through the ...
... (Char) and older brother (Josh Reish) tried to rescue them from the turbulent waters but were unsuccessful. Andreas (Andy) was pulled from the river but succumbed to his injuries at the scene, while Jacob ...
... OldWestNewWest.com Travel and History Magazine asking about the recent deaths and rescue efforts. The latest fatal accident happened July 22, 2012 when a climber fell to his death on the Middle Teton ...
... in the area. They located the father in the water with his face submerged. A complex rescue operation ensued involving RMI guides and National Park Service rangers after risk assessments were conducted. ...
... 33, fell approximately 2,500 feet down the Emmons Glacier on Mount Rainier on Thursday, June 21, during a rescue attempt in which four climbers fell into a crevasse on the glacier. Hall did not respond ...
White-out conditions at 10,000 feet continue to hamper rescue efforts to bring the final climber off Mt. Rainier, a rescue attempt that claimed the life of National Park Service Ranger Nick Hall on Thursday, ...
15. Work Begins to Restore Honolulu’s Waikiki Beach Shoreline
(Things to Do/Resorts / Theme Parks)
... the state Department of Health, City and County Ocean Safety, Fire and Rescue; Honolulu Police Department; and city Department of Parks and Recreation. DLNR, contractor Healy Tibbetts and hotels will ...
16. Bodies of Skiers Killed in Grand Teton Avalanche Recovered
(National & State Parks/Grand Teton)
... A team of Grand Teton National Park rangers, Teton Interagency personnel, Teton County Search and Rescue (SAR) members and the Teton County contract helicopter brought out the bodies just before noon. ...
17. Entangled Elephant Seal Freed from Deadly Plastic Strap
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... can be found at www.nps.gov/pore . The Marine Mammal Center, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) registered organization, is headquartered in Sausalito, California. Since its inception in 1975, TMMC has rescued and ...
... the dangerous fast moving water, rangers said. The Mist Trail had been closed since the incident to facilitate Search and Rescue Operations. As of Wednesday the trail had reopened. Yosemite National ...
... the 6,300-foot asphalt airstrip was not long enough. However, a JetStar could land and taxi to within 200 yards of LBJ's Texas White House along the Pedernales River. The 50-year-old JetStar was rescued ...
20. Grand Canyon Rangers Air Rescue French Visitor
(National & State Parks/Grand Canyon)
An 18-year-old French national had to be air rescued after slipping over the edge at Grand Canyon National Park, rangers said. On Aug. 4, 2010 at approximately 2:45 p.m., the Grand Canyon Regional Communications ...
21. Glacier National Park Ranger Honored as Best in the Nation
(People & Lifestyle/People of the West)
Could you imagine a job where on any given day you might handle a wild cougar, rescue someone from the top of a mountain, fight a wildland fire, treat a heart attack victim, teach a winter survival class, ...
... in Los Angeles, I sold my business and we went to work to rescue it. We worked with the federal government to issue grants to Route 66 business owners so they could get going again, and ...
23. Death Valley: An Almost Mystical Place of Legends and Stories
(Travel/OnTravel in the West / Paul Lasley)
... lasting some four weeks. And as the rescued settlers reached the top of the pass leading out of the valley, one is said to have looked back and said "Goodbye, Death Valley." So the valley got its name ...
... Steve Frazier was rescued Nov. 12 after being trapped for nearly two weeks in two feet of snow. Searchers spotted the missing hiker and his camp from the air on their very first pass over the area after ...
25. October Was a Deadly Month for Park Visitors
(National & State Parks/Other NPs)
... rescue swimmer determined that he'd died in the fall. Recovery efforts took extra time because the vessel could not get close enough, and the helicopter had to be refueled. The body was finally retrieved ...
... neighbors in the Mount Washington community of Los Angeles, northeast of downtown and near Pasadena, aren't happy about that last point. Faced with a financial crisis, the Southwest Museum was rescued ...
... Christine Sterling, who in 1926 started a campaign to rescue what was left of the city's historic birthplace. Needless to say, she was successful. On Easter Sunday, April 20, 1930, Olvera Street was officially ...
Mention grave robbers and many people think about Egypt's ancient desert tombs being looted. But mention grave robbers to two of the federal government's top archeologists in the West and they will tell ...
29. Part One: It's All About Silver and Cattle
(Civil War and the West/The Indian Campaigns)
... kidnapped two Indian girls, molested them and then hid them away. When members of a Paiute tribe heard the news, it was too much to suffer. A group of Paiute warriors went to their rescue, killing five ...
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