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Nov 22, 2010 at 12:25 PM
Search and rescue officials in southern Oregon are reminding travelers that a remote mountain road is definitely not a shortcut to the coast in winter.
May 21, 2010 at 11:08 AM
The Bear Camp Road, which serves as a shortcut between the Grants Pass area and the lower Rogue River community of Agness, is now open.
Oct 14, 2009 at 1:03 PM
Authorities identified the pilot as 37-year-old Daniel Townsend of Medford, who was hanging power line near the town of Spray on Monday when his helicopter's rotor struck a pole. He died in the crash.
Apr 27, 2009 at 3:15 PM
A woman and her dog were rescued after her car got stuck in the snow on the narrow mountain road near where a California man died in 2006.
Jul 20, 2008 at 2:10 PM
New signs and markers are planned for Bear Camp Road in Southern Oregon to prevent the kind of tragedy that ended with the death of James Kim. He and his family became stranded on the road in November 2006, prompting a massive search.
Dec 26, 2006 at 11:59 AM
The Oregon State Sheriff's Association wants to know "who knew what when" in Josephine County's search for a San Francisco family stranded more than a week deep in the Rogue River Canyon.
Dec 24, 2006 at 7:00 AM
Throughout the West, county sheriffs traditionally have jurisdiction over search and rescue operations, except in national parks. The priority given to search and rescue funding, training and equipment determines how good they are.
Dec 7, 2006 at 1:01 PM
The San Francisco man who died in the mountains of Southern Oregon after leaving his family to seek help succumbed to exposure and hypothermia. The medical examiner could not determine when he died.
Dec 6, 2006 at 6:07 PM
What started as a little mistake when the Kim family missed a freeway turnoff on their way south to California turned into a nightmare leading to a huge search effort that reached its horrible conclusion Wednesday.
Dec 5, 2006 at 5:47 PM
James Kim, 35, remained missing a day after his wife and two daughters were rescued at their car, stuck in the snow on a remote road in the Coast Range. Crews fanned out to try to find the San Francisco man.
Dec 5, 2006 at 7:21 AM
The snow-covered back-country road that trapped the Kim family of San Francisco was meant for tourists -- but not at this time of year. Authorities say the cyber-savvy family may have plucked the route from Grants Pass to Gold Beach from an online...
Dec 5, 2006 at 12:45 AM
Trained dogs, horse patrols and a helicopter with heat-seeking capabilities are set to help find James Kim Tuesday in the snowy Oregon Coast Range as his rescued wife and two young children recover in a hospital.
Dec 4, 2006 at 3:22 PM
The mother and her two children are doing well more than a week after the California family got stranded on a remote southern Oregon road. The father remains missing, however, after leaving them to get help.