Monthly Archives: February 2007

SAR Funding – A Montana experiment with recreation fees

Montana’s trying to fund SAR through Recreation fees, but the idea does not seem to be very popular.

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Amber Alert – Parrish Florida boy FOUND

UPDATE – boy found safe.  Abductor still at large Amber Alert – Boy abducted from Parrish, Florida bust stop Clay Moore is 13, weighs 100 pounds, and was last seen abducted at gunpoint by man in maroon or red small … Continue reading

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Mountain Locator Units

Two very recent and high profile search and rescues on Mount Hood, Oregon have become part of the debate over whether to require mountain climbers to carry Mountain locator units when hiking in potentially dangerous areas – usually at high … Continue reading

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Mount Hood Climbers rescued

Oregonlive has this report about eight climbers on Mount Hood, Oregon.  Looks like a good outcome.

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Rescue Wiki – check it out!

Rescue Wiki is a new website to assist Search and Rescue efforts around the world. Like DangerData.com it is an experimental approach to enlisting online help for SAR efforts. Wikis can be a good way to collectively process information if … Continue reading

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Jim Gray, computing pioneer, missing at sea. Help find him.

Click HERE for the “Help Find Jim” website  | Tenacious (Jim Gray’s Boat) Search blog.  The satellite pictures at Amazon have all been scanned and those identified as important are now under review. Amazon reports this amazing volunteer effort: During … Continue reading

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