2 stranded hikers rescued in Zion National Park

FREE Utah Department of Public Safety, National Park Service team up for dramatic helicopter operation; watch the videos

One hiker was dangerously hypothermic and transported to a hospital.

Lloyd, Olmedo named MVFD’s Officer, Volunteer of the year

“Diego Olmedo had done just that this year.” 

No injuries in DWR helicopter crash

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Death at Zion Narrows

The man reported they became dangerously cold overnight and experienced symptoms consistent with hypothermia.

Woman dies in climbing incident

Saturday incident occurred at Morning Glory Arch

A Salt Lake City woman died Saturday after falling at Grandstaff Canyon near Morning Glory Arch. Emmalynn Thair Herbstritt, 21, a canyoneering guide, was found unresponsive and was later declared dead at the scene, according to the Grand County Sheriff’s office. Details of the incident were not available, but the caller told dispatchers the woman fell about 100 feet. Deputies, […]

Faulty avalanche transceivers recalled

Gear up for winter recreation with Avalanche Awareness Week

“Time is of the essence as a person’s chance of survival goes down dramatically after 15 minutes.”

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