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Woman Rescued From Wind River Range Wilderness
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A New York woman is in the hospital after she was rescued from the wilderness in Wyoming’s Wind River Range. Leah Bursey had a large laceration on her leg when the crew of search helicopter located her and her husband William in a remote area near Gannet Peak late T…
Rangers Rescue Climber From The Teton’s
MOOSE, Wyo. (AP) — Rangers rescued a 27-year-old man who became stranded on a Middle Teton Mountain cliff in Grand Teton National Park in northwest Wyoming. The U.S. Park Service says Eric Rohner, of Olympia, Wash., got stuck while on a solo summit on Monday and was rescued by park rangers on…
Weather Thwarts Helicopter Recovery
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A second attempt to retrieve a search and rescue helicopter that crashed last week in northwest Wyoming has been called off. Bridger-Teton National Forest spokeswoman Mary Cernicek says high winds stopped the second attempt on Tuesday. She says poor weather cond…
Weather May Hamper Helicopter Recovery
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators looking into the fatal crash of a search and rescue helicopter in Wyoming say wintry weather may hinder plans to remove the chopper from the backcountry on Friday. Michael Huhn of the National Transportation Safety Board says the probe into Wednesday’…
Crash Kills Rescuer Trying To Aid Snowmobiler
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A helicopter crash in remote northwest Wyoming has killed one of the three people aboard who were trying to help a snowmobiler, and sheriff’s officials say the snowmobiler also has died. The snowmobiler’s party had called for help Wednesday. Teton County she…
Rescuers Find ATV Crash Victim [AUDIO]
A Green River man is in critical condition after an ATV crash. Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Detective Dick Blust said the crash occurred around 8 Sunday night. Riding 12 miles from town: “Seventy-three-year-old year-old Carl Morck was out alone with his four-wheeler in the western slope…