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Mount Hood Search And Rescue Pauses For The Evening And Awaiting Severe Weather

Helicopters have joined in the search for two climbers lost on Mt. Hood; Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Climbers lost on Mt. Hood: Katie Nolan and Anthony Vietti As of 6:30 p.m. the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, ongoing search and rescue effort on Mount Hood, has paused for the evening, according to the agency's spokesman, Det. Jim Strovink.

Sheriff Craig Roberts was on the mountain today and met with family and searchers. Sheriff Roberts emphasized, "This remains an active search and rescue mission, and the Sheriff's Office remains dedicated to this rescue mission."

Read Full Article (Dec-13-2009 14:33)

Search for Two Missing Climbers on Mt. Hood Continues

This deceased climber is identified as 26-year old Luke T. Gullberg of Demoines, Washington.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Climber Luke Gullberg died on Mt. Hood Clackamas County Sheriff's Office, Search and Rescue Coordinators and volunteers remain actively engaged in the ongoing rescue mission on Mount Hood.

One of the climbers died on the mountain and has been recovered, but his two climbing partners remain missing.

Read Full Article (Dec-12-2009 19:30)

One Climber Located Deceased on Mount Hood

The search and rescue effort continues

(MT HOOD, Ore.) - Mount Hood Oregon The Clackamas County Sheriff's Office has formally announced that Search and Rescue (SAR) personnel have located one of the missing climbers on Mount Hood.

This person was located by SAR volunteers, deceased, at approximately 10:00 a.m. on the Reid Glacier, at about the 9,000' level of Mount Hood.

This deceased climber is identified as 26-year old Luke T. Gullberg of Demoines, Washington.

Read Full Article (Dec-12-2009 18:31)

Rescue Operation Underway on Mt. Hood

At least 30 volunteers are present on the Mountain engaged in this search effort. The search has concentrated on or near the Reid Glacier – at around the 9,000 foot level – situated on the western face of Mount Hood.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Mt. Hood viewed from the Gresham area. Clackamas County Sheriff's Office personnel and volunteers launched a Search and Rescue mission on Mount Hood Saturday, for three missing climbers.

Det. Jim Strovink, Sheriff's Office Spokesman, says Clackamas County Sheriff's Search and Rescue Coordinators were alerted late Friday evening by a friend of one of the three climbers, that the climbing party was overdue from their climb.

Read Full Article (Dec-06-2009 22:38)

Medical Problem May Have Caused Double Fatal Traffic Crash Near North Powder

Police say a pickup traveled off the right shoulder, crossed the median and rolled near the exit 283 off ramp.

(NORTH POWDER, Ore.) - fatal crash Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a single car crash Sunday that resulted in the death of a Baker City couple west of North Powder on Interstate 84.

OSP Trooper Travis Moody says at approximately 5:20 p.m. a 1998 Dodge 2500 pickup driven by 79-year old Richard Lee Coller of Baker City, was eastbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 283.

Read Full Article (Nov-15-2009 17:00)

Crash Kills One and Injures 8 Near Mt. Hood Meadows

OSP troopers from The Dalles Area Command office are continuing the investigation.

(MOUNT HOOD, Ore.) - Oregon State Police troopers are investigating a Saturday morning two-vehicle fatal traffic crash on Highway 35 about five miles north of Mt. Hood Meadows that left one person dead and eight injured.

OSP Sergeant Julie Wilcox says Saturday at approximately 10:28 a.m. a 1992 GMC Yukon sport utility vehicle driven by 16-year old Justin Wayne O'Neal of Battleground, Washington was southbound with two other teenagers on Highway 35 near milepost 69 on snow/ice-covered roadway conditions.

Read Full Article (Oct-09-2009 00:10)

Shooting Investigation in the Mt. Hood National Forest

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday night.

(MT. HOOD, Ore.) - Shooting investigation A report of a shooting in the Mount Hood National Forest was called into the Clackamas County Sheriffs Office Thursday night at 9:30 p.m.

Read Full Article (Jul-02-2009 05:00)

Mount Hood`s Dangerous Awe-Inspiring Beauty

High altitude affects you in many ways. By the second break we are at 10,100 feet and I care less and less. I wonder, “What have I done?”

(SALEM, Ore.) - Mount Hood, Oregon ascent The Snow Cat spins 180 degrees and backs up about 30 feet. The ramp is lowered and the driver opens our door. Six climbers and two guides exit, one guide scrapes the snow with his toe and says, “crampon’s for sure”.

Without hesitation, we all turn our head lamps and strap crampon’s onto our mountaineering boots. Its 12:25 Father’s Day morning 2009.

Read Full Article (Jun-28-2009 16:20)

Clackamas County Search & Rescue Successfully Rescues Injured Climber on Mount Hood

The patient was airlifed to Emanuel Hospital‏ by an Oregon National Guard helicopter.

(MOUNT HOOD, Ore.) - Oregon's Mount Hood Search and Rescue personnel on Mount Hood have successfully rescued a patient with a broken leg from the Sandy Glacier area.

Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Spokesman Jim Strovink, says the patient is being airlifted by an Oregon National Guard helicopter from Mount Hood and transported directly to Emanuel Hospital, in Portland.

He says the patient is 27-year old Kristopher R. Haskins of the Seattle, Washington area where he is employed by the University of Washington, in Seattle.

Read Full Article (May-17-2009 16:46)

Clackamas County Sheriff`s SAR Personnel Identify Injured Climber (PHOTO SERIES)

54-year old John Robert Creager of Milwaukie, Oregon was successfully attended to by rescue personnel after he fell 500' while climbing at the 10,600' level of Mount Hood earlier this morning.

(MOUNT HOOD, Ore.) - Sheriff Craig Roberts and members of the Clackamas County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Unit say they wish to acknowledge the exceptional team work, finesse and courage rescue personnel exhibited – once again – so heroically on Mount Hood this weekend.

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