By John Duffield
Missoula, Montana 

Gratitude for emergency response

Letter to the Editor


February 24, 2022

SEELEY LAKE – I took a tumble around 5-6K into the OSCR ski marathon at the end of January. I broke my hip and am very grateful to Tim Hoag and his Search and Rescue crew that day (Joe Miller, Dan Johnson and John Baker) for pulling me out of there on a sled. They were very skilled at getting me moved as comfortably as possible.

Thanks also to your Fire Chief Dave Lane and the ambulance crew that met us down on Highway 83.

Lynn Carey, the race director now for 30 some years, organized the whole rescue and broke a trail for us out the west gate. Thanks, Lynn, for your help that day and fo...

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