Mishaps At Crater Lake

Three missing people found: hunters, mushroom hunter located Saturday – October 18, 2009

Search teams helped locate two elk hunters and a mushroom hunter who were lost in the forest in separate incidents Saturday.

Rescue at Crater Lake: specialized rescue team saves man from icy slope -February 2, 2009

Park rangers are warning visitors to be cautious around Crater Lake’s steep and icy rim after a Kingsley Field airman slid nearly 200 feet down the caldera while trying to retrieve a cell phone.

Ski patrol member watches over park – January 30, 2009

Niel Barrett doesn’t live at Crater Lake National Park. It just seems like it. When the Crater Lake Ski Patrol was created 26 years ago, Barrett was a charter member. Years later, he’s still part of the group.

Mazama Village to be back to normal – July 23, 2008

Operations at the Mazama Village Store in Crater Lake National Park should be back to normal in the next day or two following an early Monday morning fire.

Fire Contained at Crater Lake – July 22, 2008

A structure fire early Tuesday morning at Crater Lake National Park’s Mazama Village closed the Mazama Village Store and shut down gas and fueling services.

ODOT worker hurt when tree crushes pickup truck – February 4th, 2008

ODOT officials said Bert Fernandez, 58, a 30-year ODOT employee with the High Cascades maintenance crew, was injured Sunday morning when a 32-inch fir tree struck his one-ton pickup.

Fairview woman dies in Jeep accident near Crater Lake – September 03, 2007

A Fairview woman died late Sunday when she lost control of her Jeep Grand Cherokee on Oregon 62 near Crater Lake. Two passengers were injured in the accident.


Remains of Long Missing Body at Crater Lake – August 29, 2007

Skeletal remains of a body found in a remote area of Crater Lake National Park last summer are being studied to determine if they might be a person missing in the park since 1991.


Post-Kim task force helps in finding man – February 21, 2007

BROOKINGS (AP) – Searchers say collaboration was the key to finding a missing man in a rugged area near here. Pilot Randy Jones spotted Christian Mankey, 47, of Brookings on Sunday in the Emily Creek drainage of the Chetco River.


Task force formed to improve search efforts – February 11, 2007

Search and rescue teams from Southern Oregon and Northern California met Thursday for the first time in an attempt to improve communication and share resources for future missions.