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One Dead, 23 Rescued after Footbridge Collapses

Rescuers worked for several hours to assist the stranded people across the river.

(MOUNT HOOD NATIONAL FOREST ) - Sandy River at Ramona Falls A thunderstorm with heavy rain led to a flash flood of the Sandy River at Ramona Falls Tuesday afternoon washed out a footbridge that claimed the life of one man, and left 23 others to be rescued.

When rescuers arrived at Ramona Falls, they found several people on the other side of the river and unable to cross due to the high water. There was no sign of the man who was on the bridge when it collapsed.

Read Full Article (Feb-05-2012 22:48)

Search and Rescue Teams Rescue Fallen Injured Climber on Mt. Hood

The climber’s name is being withheld while attempts are made to contact her family.

(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Mount Hood Sunday at 11:33 a.m. the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team responded to a fallen and injured climber above Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood.

Read Full Article (Nov-21-2010 10:00)

Mount Hood National Forest - Zigzag Ranger District December Activities

(TIMBERLINE, Ore.) - The Zigzag District of the Mount Hood National Forest announces upcoming activities. As the snow begins to fall on Mount Hood it is a great opportunity to spend some time outdoors and enjoy YOUR National Forest.

The Zigzag Ranger District Interpretation & Conservation Education Program will again provide tours of Historic Timberline Lodge, guided hikes/snowshoe tours out of Government Camp and Trillium Lake, and the Ski With A Ranger Program at Timberline Lodge Ski Area.

Read Full Article (Jul-24-2010 18:57)

Injured Climber Rescued from Mount Hood

The Oregon National Guard flew the climber out to safety with non life threatening injuries.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Mount Hood in Oregon The Clackamas County Sheriffs Office Search and Rescue Team along with Portland Mountain Rescue, Mountain Wave and Timberline lodge employees responded to a fallen climber on Mt. Hood just below the summit.

Read Full Article (Jun-17-2010 18:16)

Body of Canadian Climber Recovered from Mount Hood

"Our hearts go out to the family" - Hood River County Sheriff Joe Wampler

(MOUNT HOOD, Ore.) - Recovery of Canadian climber, Robert Dale Wiebe's body on Mt. Hood, Oregon Personnel from the Crag Rats, Corvallis Mountain Rescue and Eugene Mountain Rescue, were able to successfully recover the body of Canadian climber, Robert Dale Wiebe today.

"We appreciate all of the help that we received from search and rescue volunteers", said Chief Deputy Jerry Brown. "Today's mission could not have been completed without their help."

Read Full Article (Mar-26-2010 14:16)

Search and Rescue on Mt. Defiance in West Hood River County

Two people are currently in an area that is at about 4200 feet, west of Mt. Defiance awaiting search and rescue personnel.

(HOOD RIVER, Ore.) - Mt. Hood The Hood River County Sheriff's Office is currently coordinating a search and rescue mission in the western portion of Hood River County. A phone call to the Hood River 911 Center around 9:30 a.m. from the lost hikers, launched the rescue team.

Read Full Article (Mar-23-2010 23:38)

Snowboarder`s Death on Mt. Hood Under Investigation

Although this death is being investigated as accidental, the exact cause has not been determined.

(MOUNT HOOD, Ore.) - Mt. Hood in Oregon Mt. Hood Meadows Ski Patrol notified the Hood River County Sheriff's office Monday at about 6:30 p.m., that a snowboarder had been found deceased after being reported missing about an hour earlier.

Detective Matt English with the sheriff's office says the snowboarder was later identified as 18-year old Levi Krukowski of Portland.

Read Full Article (Jan-05-2010 03:15)

Sheriff Craig Roberts Reflects on Recent Mount Hood Mission

Oregon sheriff recalls tragic event that ended on December 16th‏.

(CLACKAMAS, Ore.) - Oregon Guard Blackhawk Making the decision to suspend a search and rescue mission is among the most difficult that I am required to make as Clackamas County Sheriff.

Unfortunately, that was how our rescue efforts for Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti ended on December 16.

Read Full Article (Dec-16-2009 17:03)

Search & Rescue Mission On Mount Hood Suspended

The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Suspends search for missing climbers.

(MT. HOOD. Ore.) - Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti remain missing on Mt. Hood. The search for two missing climbers on Mount Hood is over. The information was released today by Det. Jim Strovink with the Clackamas Sheriff's Office.

"The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, announces with profound sadness the necessity to suspend the ongoing Search and Rescue mission conducted on Mount Hood, in Clackamas County."

Read Full Article (Dec-15-2009 03:04)

Blackhawk Helicopter Joins Search for Missing Climbers on Mount Hood (VIDEO REPORT)

Oregon Army National Guard helicopter provides aerial search assistance.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - The Oregon Guard launched a Blackhawk helicopter Monday, in the search for two missing climbers on Mount Hood.

The aircraft is a big help in searching dangerous terrain on days when avalanches threaten rescuers on the ground.

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