It was a chilly morning, Tuesday, for a run, but people still bundled up for it anyways. It's the 35th annual Rescue Run, in Palmer Park. 866 runners came out for 5K and 10K races. The rescue Run is the largest fundraiser for El Paso County Search and Rescue --... more »
This winter has been dangerous in the Colorado Mountains. Already this season four people have been killed in avalanches. This weekend alone three people died. That includes a slide at Vail Mountain, and another at Winter Park. We caught up with El Paso County Search and Rescue to talk about... more »
At 77 years old, Phil Foster hasn't let his age slow him down. He's taken part in the Rescue Run each year since it started in 1978.
"I think I'll just kind of jog and take it easy," Foster said.
He was in hospital a week ago because... more »
76-year-old Jong Chung was found, unconscious but alive, after nearly two days of searching in El Paso County.
Search crews have been combing areas, like Goose Gossage Trail, looking for Chung. He was called in as missing Thursday to Colorado Springs Police after not returning from a noon walk.... more »
El Paso County Search and Rescue crews have found the body of a missing 17-year-old girl Sunday afternoon. Authorities say the teen went on a hike by herself Thursday in Queen's Canyon, north of Garden of the Gods. She never came home that night, and was reported missing. Search and... more »
The El Paso County Search and Rescue Team will receive the 2010 Valor Award Thursday at the National Association for Search and Rescue, (NASAR), Conference in Tunica, Mississippi. This award was created by NASAR in 1977 and has only been awarded twice over the past 33 years.
The rescue... more »
Friends came together to say one last goodbye to a friend who was very valuable to the community in many ways, Peggy Parr.
Parr, who was active in many local groups and on the El Paso County Search and Rescue team, passed away this month at the age of... more »