Stories for October 1996


Monday, October 28

Dog helps Search & Rescue find lost man

As soon as Danny Hilverding knew he was lost in the Dumont Lake area, he stopped in his tracks and built a fire.

Monday, October 21

Hunters lose their way in snowstorm, but no injuries reported

The winter storm that howled its way into Northwest Colorado Saturday afternoon caught many deer and elk hunters by surprise, and made it a busy weekend for Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers.

Tuesday, October 15

Dispatch center busy as rifle season opens

A barrage of shots in the backcountry and scores of assistance calls to the Routt County dispatch center announced the opening of rifle season in Northwest Colorado early Saturday.