SAR Foundation

About Deschutes County Search and Rescue

The Deschutes County Sheriff’s SAR mission is to provide professional, high-quality search and rescue assistance to citizens of Deschutes County, visitors who recreate locally, and mutual aid to other counties as requested. The ability to save a life or effect a successful rescue is often dependent upon how quickly the person can be found or reached.

August 30, 2016

2017-04-12T23:40:27+00:00 September 1st, 2016|

DEATH INVESTIGATION AND RECOVERY ON SOUTH SISTER TRAIL Location: South Sister trail, approximately 4.5 miles from Devil's Lake Trailhead Decedent: Tom Shakespeare, 63-year-old male, Portland, OR On August 30, 2016, at 11:08am, 9-1-1 Dispatch received [...]

August 20, 2016

2017-04-12T23:40:32+00:00 August 22nd, 2016|

DCSAR RESCUES TUMALO FALLS HIKER Prepared by: Deputy Stanage, Assistant SAR coordinator, Deschutes County Sheriff's Office Location: Tumalo Falls (North Fork Trail) Rescued: Alida Turner, 54-year-old female, Bend, OR On 08/20/2016, at 11:14am, 9-1-1 Dispatch [...]

August 17, 2016

2017-04-12T23:40:35+00:00 August 18th, 2016|

SOUTH SISTERS HIKERS RESCUED News Release from Deschutes Co. Sheriff's Office Location: South Sister Summit Rescued: Dominique Tanton, 22-year-old female, Bend, OR Rescued: Caroline Chenoweth, 21-year-old female, Fort Worth, TX On August 17th, 2016 at [...]