Known for Helping Others, Air 5 Facility Needs A Little Rescuing

By Mary O’KEEFE While most were enjoying a lazy Sunday afternoon, Montrose Search and Rescue Team members took a trip to Big Tujunga and rappelled out of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Air Rescue 5 helicopter. In Crescenta Valley it is usually Air Rescue 5 that flies overhead on its way to help search for a […]

Two Mountain Bikers Found After a Night in ANF

By Mary O’KEEFE Two mountain bikers were found safe and uninjured after spending most of the night in Angeles National Forest. Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station received a called at 10:50 p.m. on Sunday night concerning two brothers, ages 42 and 45, that had been separated from their two friends while mountain biking.  The four bikers […]

Body Found in Chantry Flats

The body of a man has been found in Chantry Flats in the area of an ongoing search for a murder suspect. A handgun was found nearby.  Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office has yet to release the identity of the man. Several divisions of the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Deparment including Special Enforcement Bureau, Crescenta […]

Yes, that is a wall of ice

By Mary O’Keefe There are some that spend their weekend gardening and others that go for walks around the neighborhood. Then there are members of the Montrose Search and Rescue team that hike a few miles through snow to climb about 150 feet up a pure ice slope. Montrose Search and Rescue is a volunteer […]