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By Andi Bourne

Snowmobilers found after separated from their groups


SEELEY LAKE – Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue responded to two calls for “lost” snowmobilers this past weekend. Both were found before they had to spend the night in the sub-zero temperatures. Missoula County Sheriff’s Deputy Sergeant Bob Parcell said both were separated from their group, so when they got stuck, they were unable to get themselves out.

On Friday, March 1 around 3 p.m. a snowmobiler from Spokane, Wash. called 9-1-1 reporting he was lost. He had been snowmobiling with a large group in the north fork of the Placid Creek area and got stuck.

SAR had GPS coordinates of his...

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