Report of two in the Thompson River was actually a dog and owners

Report of two in the Thompson River was actually a dog and owners

KAMLOOPS – After patrolling the Thompson River, Search and Rescue crews learned it was actually a dog and its owners that had fallen through the ice. Search manager Alan Hobler says KSAR were deployed to the Thompson River when someone called in with a report of two people struggling in the river east of Lafarge.
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Kamloops Search and Rescue looks back on a record 2016

Kamloops Search and Rescue looks back on a record 2016

KAMLOOPS - It's been a record year for the Kamloops Search and Rescue team, who have responded to 39 calls for service. Search manager Alan Hobler says the group's previous record for calls out was 35, although they were stood down for many.
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Pilotless pilot: Province funds Kamloops SAR for one year of drone use

Pilotless pilot: Province funds Kamloops SAR for one year of drone use

KAMLOOPS — The province is funding a one year pilot project allowing two BC search and rescue organizations, including Kamloops Search and Rescue, to incorporate drones as part of their regular operations. Volunteer Search Manager Alan Hobler says KSAR will partner with a local company, Hummingbird Drones, to carry out the project.
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