Lost snowmobiler found; search and rescue praised

A search and rescue effort to find a lost snowmobiler overnight on Saturday, Jan. 21 in Lolo National Forest had a happy ending, after family, friends and volunteers with the Seeley Swan Search and Rescue worked in darkness and wintry conditions to bring the woman home safe.

Missoula County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jeannette Smith said the department got a call just after 6 p.m. on Jan. 21 that there was a lost snowmobiler in the Mt. Henry area of Lolo National Forest. Seeley Swan Search and Rescue was deployed within the hour, searching the area until 3 a.m., until snowfall...


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