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Salem-News.com (Jun-28-2020 13:13)

Successful Rescue of Fallen Climber on Mt Hood

The events of Saturday morning will not soon be forgotten.

(MT HOOD, Oregon) - mt hood rescue victim Katie Howard, of Portland, called 911 at about 7:30 a.m. to report her climbing partner had fallen and was presumed to be seriously injured.

26-year old Von Donald Houvener, of Portland, had fallen about 300 feet down to the White River Canyon and was located at approximately 9,100' elevation.

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Salem-News.com (Jul-04-2014 09:35)

4th of July Starts Out Bad for One Mid-Valley Driver

In all, it took personnel 22 minutes to free the patient from the vehicle.

(MT. ANGEL, Ore. . ) - Marion County Car Crash At 04:33 a.m. Friday, Marion County Fire District No. 1 Firefighters and Paramedics were dispatched to an injury vehicle crash on Rambler Drive NE, near Yew Tree Ln NE, west of Mt. Angel in rural Marion County.

A passerby in the area noticed gravel on the roadway as he was making his morning drive and stopped to investigate. The passerby discovered a vehicle that had just moments before had rolled off the roadway and down an embankment.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-22-2014 15:27)

Search and Rescue Volunteers Accused of Sexually Abusing a Minor

Mr. Wenger became a volunteer for the Sheriff's Office in 1994 when he joined the "Team 18" Search and Rescue Program. Mrs. Wenger joined the program as a volunteer in 2003. The "Team 18" program is a non-profit organization, primarily comprised of juveniles..

(SALEM) - Casey Wenger, age 33 and Rosa Wenger, age 31. On Monday, March 17, 2014, the Marion County Sheriff's Office received a complaint that two of its Search and Rescue volunteers had engaged in an inappropriate sexual relationship with a 17-year-old volunteer.

Upon receipt of the complaint, the Sheriff's Office asked the Keizer Police Department to conduct an investigation of the allegations.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2014 19:45)

Three Rescued from Clackamas River East of Estacada

Thet were identified as Branton Shows 50 years old, Kayla Pletcher 40 years old, and Alex Pletcher 19 years old, all of Estacada.

(CLACKAMAS) - Clackamas River A 911 call came in of 3 people stranded on the Clackamas River up stream from the confluence of the Collawash River east of Estacada.

Rescuers were able locate three adults who were stranded on the opposite side of the river from the roadway.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-07-2014 20:40)

Malaysia Airlines Reports Lost Contact with Aircraft with 239 Souls Aboard

Malaysia Airlines Vice President of Operations Fuad Sharuji told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that the company has “no idea” where Malaysia 370 may be.

(SALEM) - missing plane Malaysia Airlines announced over Facebook that Subang air traffic control ‘lost contact’ with flight MH370 at 2:40am local time on March 8 (GMT +8 hours), about two hours after takeoff from the Malaysian capital.

The Boeing 777-200ER was operating Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Beijing (PEK), and was due to land a Beijing at 6:30am local time the same day.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-06-2014 23:39)

Police Officer Rescues Dog Trapped for 5 Days

The area was very rocky, and Sampson was trapped in the rocks, unable to get out on its own. It appears the dog had been trapped down there for several days.

(CLACKAMAS) - Rescued dog named Sampson Earlier today, Damascus Police Officer Jerry Rippe rescued a trapped dog named Sampson -- a 5-year-old lab mix -- near Carver.

Greg Herbst, Sampson's owner, said the dog had gone missing on New Year's Day. Herbst had been looking for Sampson daily around the property of his home. Flyers were created and a post on Facebook was made to alert others about the missing dog.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-23-2013 21:04)

Overdue Climber on Mt. Hood

The unnamed climber is believed to be an experienced, and has reportedly climbed this route before.

(MT. HOOD OR) - Mount Hood Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team are currently coordinating a search on Mt. Hood for an overdue climber.

The Sheriff's Office was notified by family members at about 9:00 p.m., Saturday evening of an overdue climber who was supposed to return at 3:00 p.m.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2012 14:21)

VIDEO: Salem Water Rescue Leads to Safe Recovery

The spot was about 80 yards from the Willamette River.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Photo and video by Jerry Freeman Salem-News.com Salem Fire crews were involved in the dramatic rescue of a woman today who was toppled from her kayak in Salem's Mill Creek.

The woman was accompanied by three other kayakers when her problems began shortly after 1:00 p.m.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-20-2012 22:48)

Survivor Recounts Rescue from Flooded Willamette River Bank

Fortunately, the victim had a cell phone that allowed her to notify 911.

(SALEM) - Salem flood victims being rescued Water Rescue crews from Salem Fire and other local agencies had their hands full today when a call came in from several victims trapped by rising flood waters on the Willamette River.

The Willamette River crested today at 28.5". The woman in the video below, relates her story of being caught by rising river flood waters that left her no escape route.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-18-2012 23:19)

Car Washes under Flooded Albany Intersection, at Least One Child Missing

Rescue crews will re initiate their mission to recover victims from the vehicle in the morning.

(ALBANY) - Rescue vehicle lights Fire officials in Albany had the sad task of searching for missing children after a vehicle was washed out of a grocery store parking lot, into a creek swollen by heavy rains, and under the intersection of SE Geary St & Queen Ave SE.

Wanda Omdahl with Albany Fire, says rescue crews responded to the scene and one adult and one child were pulled out of the water on the other side of the bridge.

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