September 10, 2009
Routt County Search and Rescue never charges for services, but a mission can cost thousands of dollars when a helicopter is required. Search and Rescue volunteers go on about 50 missions a year.
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Routt County Search and Rescue celebrates 40 years at a fundraiser from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Friday at Olympian Hall at Howelsen Hill Lodge. The nonprofit organization uses the annual event to recoup mission costs and to cover general expenses such as equipment.