Recognition for Kitsap WESAR and others in exhausting Ashford search

Thanks for letting us come and help. FROM PIERCE COUNTY EXPLORER SEARCH AND RESCUE: Thank you to all the volunteers and agencies involved with search efforts over the course of 7 days. Thank you specifically to the teams with Washington Explorer Search and Rescue Kitsap Unit, whose perseverance by their highly trained and skilled SAR … Continue reading Recognition for Kitsap WESAR and others in exhausting Ashford search

Body of missing brushpicker located in Ashford

It is our honor to serve. FROM PIERCE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE: * UPDATE * Shortly after 5 p.m. last night, volunteers from Washington Explorer Search and Rescue Kitsap Unit located Chang Soo Kim's body in deep mud during a grid search of a swamp at the bottom of a valley in the Elbe Hills area. … Continue reading Body of missing brushpicker located in Ashford

Ashford search resumes after suspension of initial search efforts

Kitsap WESAR is headed back to Ashford tomorrow morning with a dozen searchers to resume the search for Mr. Kim. Our folks were on the ground for three of the five days that the initial phase of this search took place. Tomorrow, we hope to be part of the effort to finally bring him home. … Continue reading Ashford search resumes after suspension of initial search efforts

Exhaustive day at Ashford search

You guys are seriously rock stars. The first team in the field at 8:15 in the morning and the last one out at 9:15 at night. Grid searched 170 acres of swamp and the Incident Commander had a stroke when a he saw a group of teenagers walk in the door at the end of … Continue reading Exhaustive day at Ashford search

Ashford search still ongoing

Our searchers are back tired and muddy. The 77-year-old man remains missing in the Ashford area. The search continues tomorrow. FROM PIERCE COUNTY EXPLORER SEARCH AND RESCUE: This morning marked the start of the 3rd day of days and nights searching for a missing person in the shadow of Mt Rainier. The response and selflessness … Continue reading Ashford search still ongoing