search and rescue

Searchers Seek Missing Hiker by Blanca Lake Near Index
INDEX, Wash. (AP) — Snohomish County authorities have located a hiker who went missing overnight near Blanca Lake in the Index area. The 18-year-old woman is reported to be in good condition.
Search and rescue crews found the woman, who has not been identified, on Sunday after she was reported …
Search Continues for Climber Near Leavenworth
CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. (AP) — A search continues for a Portland man who planned to climb Colchuck Peak near Leavenworth but failed to return on time.
KIRO-TV reports that the Chelan County Sheriff's Office planned to resume the search on Tuesday...
Stranded Snowboarders Reunited with Their Families
SEATTLE (AP) — Two snowboarders who spent two nights stranded on Mount Rainier have been reunited with their families.
Park spokeswoman Lee Snook says Derek Tyndall and Thomas Dale didn't appear to have frostbite or other injuries when rescuers reached them around 11 a...
Two Snowboarders Still Stranded on Mount Rainier
LONGMIRE, Wash. (AP) — Rescue crews weren't able to reach two stranded snowboarders on Mount Rainier, but made visual contact.
Mount Rainier National Park spokesman Kevin Bacher says the men, ages 20 and 21, called Sunday afternoon to report they had become lost in the storm while descendi…