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Articles with the Tag: Lake County Search and Rescue

Search and Rescue fundraiser provides place for kids to have fun Search and Rescue fundraiser provides place for kids to have fun

POLSON — For children full of ice cream and maybe a little bored looking at cars and strolling, the Lake County Search and Rescue’s fundraiser at the Kerr Dam soccer fields on Aug. 8 was a great way to cool off in the Slip’N Slide, one of the wading pools or the dunking booth.  With...

Briefs for July 29, 2015

Shooting under investigation  RONAN — A juvenile was airlifted from St. Luke Community Hospital with serious injuries Saturday evening after being shot in the abdomen.  Sheriff Don Bell couldn’t release further details pending an ongoing investigation, but he said that the Ro...

Search and rescue deals off-road poker run fundraiser

Off-road enthusiasts will get a kick out of a new Lake County Search and Rescue fundraiser planned Saturday for the 4-wheel drive trails between Buffalo and Sloan’s bridges: an ATV, UTV and Dirt Bike Poker Run. Participants can use just about any type of all-terrain vehicle for the ride, which cover...

Authorities search Dixon area for missing Ronan man

DIXON — A half-dozen professionally trained search and rescue teams were searching near North Valley Creek Road on Wednesday morning for a man who went missing over the weekend. Troy Akers, 20, was traveling from Missoula with three others on Sunday night when the vehicle became stranded near D...

Date changed for fundraising ATV ride

POLSON — Lake County Search and Rescue will hold a fundraising  ATV, UTV, and Dirt Bike Poker Run on Saturday, June 6. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bridge and end at Sloan Bridge with a barbecue dinner. Pre-registration will take place Friday, June 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW in Po...

Search, Rescue plans fundraising ATV ride

POLSON — Lake County Search and Rescue will hold a fundraising  ATV, UTV, and Dirt Bike Poker Run on Saturday, June 13. The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at Buffalo Bridge and end at Sloan Bridge with a barbecue dinner. Pre-registration will take place Friday, June 12 from 6-8 p.m. at the VFW in ...

Missing kayaker's body recovered Missing kayaker's body recovered

  POLSON —  The body of missing kayaker Robert W. McDonald was found 2:45 p.m. Friday in Flathead Lake, just south of Big Bull Island.   Lake County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue boats and the Flathead County Sheriff’s Office boat, who were still out sea...

Search area narrowed for missing kayaker Search area narrowed for missing kayaker

FLATHEAD LAKE — The search for a kayaker that went missing on Flathead Lake Saturday afternoon in Polson continued Monday. Robert W. McDonald, 43, a physician and hospitalist at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, launched his kayak around noon on July 19 near the Bear Harbor...

Kayaker missing on Flathead Lake

FLATHEAD LAKE — The weekend search for a missing Flathead Lake kayaker transitioned from an active search to a recovery effort on Monday.  Lake County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Karen Sargeant said St. Joseph Hospital physician Robert W. McDonald, 43, launched a yellow Eclipse kayak fr...

Rural Fire District looks at station sale Rural Fire District looks at station sale

POLSON — The Rural Fire Board held its monthly meeting on Dec. 8 at the Fairgrounds Fire Station, and one item on the agenda drew quite a crowd. That item was discussion about the possible sale of the Fairgrounds Station to Lake County Search and Rescue. LCSAR members attended and had an impromptu l...


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