Stories for January 1994


Thursday, January 13

Rescuers train for skiers’ nightmare

For backcountry skiers, it is a nightmare. There is a rumble from above and a white wall of snow comes crashing down all around you - it’s an avalanche.

Snowmobilers rescued after night in deep ravine

Two local snowmobilers were rescued Monday morning after spending a cold and wet night stranded in the backcountry about six miles east of Yampa.

Tuesday, January 11

Stranded smowmobilers brought to safety

Two snowmobilers stranded overnight near Stagecoach Reservoir escaped serious harm after emergency crews found them and brought them to safety Monday.