Stories for November 1992

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Tuesday, November 17

Wildlife agency expands search and rescue

With avalanche season upon us, the Colorado Division of Wildlife has announced an expanded program to help counties pay for search and rescue efforts.

Thursday, November 5

Search & Rescue costs reasonable

Despite the need to search for three lost hunters in one blizzard last month, Routt County Search & Rescue costs have stayed at a manageable level, group officials report.

Storm wreaks havoc on hunters, plows

A sudden winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on Routt County over the weekend stranded hunters and stalled travelers, prompting a hectic response from state patrolmen, snowplows and search and rescue crews.

Wednesday, November 4

Search and Rescue crew finds lost hunter

Routt County Search and Rescue Tuesday located a hunter lost in snowy wilderness without food and fire for more than two days.

Tuesday, November 3

Hunter lost 20 miles northwest of town; another rescued

Search efforts continued Monday night for a hunter missing for more than 36 hours in the Quaker Mountain area, 20 miles northwest of Steamboat Springs.