2002 PMR Headlines Archive:
Past news, accounts and information regarding PMR activities and search and rescue missions.


Dec 30, 2002 PMR locates and recovers body of missing Portland man on Kings Mountain in Tillamook State Forest

Nov 23, 2002 PMR member joins successful rescue of hikes at Mount Hood's Mirror Lake

Aug 17, 2002 PMR featured in September National Geographic Adventure magazine's "Heroes of Mt Hood" article

Jul 27, 2002 Legendary climber Mark Twight to speak at August 26th dinner and slide show benefiting PMR

Jun 25, 2002 Helicopter crashes on Mount Rainier during rescue mission for seriously injured climber

Jun 7, 2002 Mount Hood re-opens to climbers eight days after tragic accident and helicopter crash

Jun 6, 2002 Two climbers die, three injured in unrelated accidents on Washington's Mount Rainier

May 30, 2002 Three dead, many injured on Mount Hood after climbers fall and Pave Hawk helicopter crashes - PMR coordinates massive rescue effort

May 29, 2002 Three climbers die in bad weather on Washington's Mount Rainier

May 24, 2002 Snowboarder dies on Mount Hood's treacherous North Face

May 23, 2002 PMR and 304th rescue sick climber from Mount Hood's Sandy Headwall

May 16, 2002 PMR rescues injured skier in Mount Hood backcountry (including photos of accident site)

May 10, 2002 PMR assists in search for missing fisherman at Sandy River Gorge's Oxbow Park

May 7, 2002 Bon Voyage to PMR Past President Doug Striker

Mar 24, 2002 PMR assists in rescue of stranded cross-country skiers on Mount Hood

Mar 24, 2002 PMR member directs lost Mount Hood climber to safety by phone

Mar 23, 2002 PMR responds to Mount Hood search for two missing 12-year-old snowboarders

Mar 4, 2002 Body of missing snowboarder found on Central Oregon's Mount Bachelor

Feb 17, 2002 PMR rescues stranded snowshoers near Mirror Lake

Feb 11-18, 2002 PMR joins in massive search for missing Mount Bachelor snowboarder

Feb 11, 2002 PMR assists in search for missing Ultralight pilot

Feb 2, 2002 PMR assists in search for missing person near Banks

Jan 17, 2002 PMR helps stranded climbers to safety on Mount Hood