Stories for August 1996

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Wednesday, August 7

Search and Rescue awarded $13,000 grant

Gearing up for the hazards of a back-country winter will be much easier for Routt County Search and Rescue this year as the group just received a grant to buy and upgrade rescue equipment.

Friday, August 2

Boy Scout from Kansas, 13, rescued from Flat Tops Wilderness after breaking left arm

Scout training wasn’t enough when one member of a Boy Scouts of America troop from Kansas broke his arm during an overnight camping trip. Routt County Search and Rescue had to be called to get the boy out of a steep, rough area in the Flat Tops Wilderness.