Headwaters help It’s difficult to overstate the significance of the state’s two U.S. Senators joining the effort to prevent not just copper exploration but also any future mining in the 340,000-acre Methow Headwaters area. (See story here) Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are co-sponsoring the Methow Headwaters Protection Act of 2016, which would authorize […]
When a Search and Rescue team was needed to travel miles into the rugged backcountry of the Cascade Mountains to rescue someone, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers referred to the mission as “an Ottis hike.”
He means Ottis Buzzard who, with his wife Vikki Buzzard, have been the go-to team for search and rescue work in the mountains, on snow or in whitewater.
“They can just go at an incredible …
OSARC trains dogs and their humans for search and rescue missions
By Laurelle WalshHave you ever had that sinking feeling of being turned around in the woods? You most likely got out of your predicament…