Kamloops Search and Rescue alarmed by unresolved missing persons cases

Kamloops Search and Rescue alarmed by unresolved missing persons cases

— Radio NL — The search manager for Kamloops Search and Rescue calls it an alarming situation and one he has never seen before. Alan Hobler says it is not just Ryan Shtuka in Sun Peaks who is still missing but there are also still several others. Read the full story here. Source: http://www.radionl.com/2018/03/20/kamloops-search-and-rescue-alarmed-by-unresolved-missing-persons-cases/ Image Credit: KSAR
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Weekend search comes up empty – $5,000 reward offered for information

Weekend search comes up empty – $5,000 reward offered for information

— Sun Peaks Independent News — After a second weekend of searching for missing resident Ryan Shtuka Kamloops RCMP said extensive searches on Feb. 24 failed to uncover any clues. On Saturday approximately 35 Kamloops Search and Rescue (KSAR) members, 70 community volunteers, three search dogs, two RCMP dogs, the Air-4 RCMP helicopter, four auxiliary RCMP officers, and RCMP general duty members were in Sun Peaks going over areas previously searched and also expanding to new areas. Read the full story here. Source:
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Kamloops RCMP asking for information about missing woman

Kamloops RCMP asking for information about missing woman

— InfoNews.ca — KAMLOOPS – Police are asking the public to provide information regarding the woman who went missing in the Lafarge area. Kamloops RCMP are continuing their search for Thelma Vaughan after an exhaustive search of the area was conducted in the early afternoon and evening yesterday, Feb. 7, according to a media release. Kamloops search and rescue volunteers, the RCMP helicopter and police dog services were used in the search. Read the full story here. Source:
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Kamloops Search and Rescue tasked to help one of their own

Kamloops Search and Rescue tasked to help one of their own

— iNFOnews.ca — KAMLOOPS - It's been a fairly quiet summer for Kamloops Search and Rescue, but during the last long weekend of the season they received a call they weren't expecting. One of their own search and rescue team members called Sunday morning, Sept. 3, to say they were hurt and needed help. Read the full story here. Source: http://infotel.ca/newsitem/kamloops-search-and-rescue-tasked-to-help-one-of-their-own/it45851 Image Credit: Mike Ritcey - Kamloops Search & Rescue
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Why a life jacket could save your life in the Thompson River

Why a life jacket could save your life in the Thompson River

— iNFONews.ca — KAMLOOPS - A Kamloops Search and Rescue manager is sending a strong message to people who plan to swim in rivers with strong currents like the Thompson River. "I’ve seen dozens and dozens of dead people and I’ve never seen one wearing a personal flotation device," Alan Hobler says. Read the full story here. Source: http://infotel.ca/newsitem/why-a-life-jacket-could-save-your-life-in-the-thompson-river/it43999#.WV0fdoTysb8 Image Credit: iNFONews / File photo
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KSAR’s latest search: A name for their newest recruit

KSAR’s latest search: A name for their newest recruit

— CFJCToday.com — KAMLOOPS — KSAR is looking for a name for its newest furry recruit. The seven-week old Yellow Lab just arrived in Kamloops from Saskatoon and he is ready to start training. But first, handler Mike Ritcey needs to choose a name for the pup. Read the full story here. Source: http://www.cfjctoday.com/article/576588/ksars-latest-search-name-their-newest-recruit Image Credit: Mike Ritcey - Kamloops Search & Rescue
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Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy located

Body of missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy located

— Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal — Ashcroft RCMP confirmed on Sunday, May 28 that the body of missing Cache Creek fire chief Clayton Cassidy was located late on the evening of Saturday, May 27. “We’re happy in one way, sad in another,” said one of Clayton’s brothers, Patrick Cassidy, following the news. Read the full story here. Source: http://www.ashcroftcachecreekjournal.com/news/body-of-missing-cache-creek-fire-chief-clayton-cassidy-located/ Image Credit: Handout Photo
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Kamloops Search and Rescue helps out injured mountain biker

Kamloops Search and Rescue helps out injured mountain biker

— From iNFONews.ca — KAMLOOPS - A group of mountain bikers in the Kamloops area "did everything right" when they realized an injured friend needed medical attention. Kamloops Search and Rescue manager Alan Hobler says crews responded to a report of an injured mountain biker on Sunday, May 21. Hobler said there was fear the injured biker was suffering from a spinal injury, but they friends he was biking with in the Jamieson Creek Forest Service Road area took good care of him and called for assistance. "I think they did everything right," Hobler said. "They were equipped, they had…
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Kamloops Search and Rescue dog dies after battle with cancer

Kamloops Search and Rescue dog dies after battle with cancer

— From iNFONews.ca — KAMLOOPS - Kamloops Search and Rescue member is coming to grips with the loss of one its important members: Ruby, one of two trained and certified dogs died of cancer earlier this month. Read the full story here. Source: http://infotel.ca/newsitem/kamloops-search-and-rescue-dog-dies-after-battle-with-cancer/it42695#.WS5A8BMrK3I Image Credit: FILE PHOTO/Jennifer Stahn
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Police confirm one person dead after truck enters Thompson River south of Ashcroft

Police confirm one person dead after truck enters Thompson River south of Ashcroft

— From The Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal – ASHCROFT —The body of a lone female, the single occupant of a pick-up truck that entered the Thompson River 15 kilometres south of Ashcroft on the afternoon of Saturday, April 15, was recovered by members of the RCMP dive team on April 16. The swiftwater rescue team of Kamloops Search and Rescue (KSAR) was deployed to the site in the early afternoon of April 15, after receiving a report of a vehicle in the water. Ashcroft Fire Rescue and Ashcroft RCMP were also at the site. Source: http://www.ash-cache-journal.com/ourtown/419570113.html Image Credit: KSAR
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