Searchers on scene at Silverdale Waterfront Park

We have searchers on scene assisting in a search for a missing teen at Silverdale Waterfront Park. Please be on the lookout.

New completion of Wilderness Endurance Test!

What does a day hike mean to you? A couple miles? Five? Ten? Twenty? A strong hiker can cover 20+ miles in a day, which means our search and rescue members need to be able to cover that kind of distance too, and be able to assist someone in need at the end. To ensure … Continue reading New completion of Wilderness Endurance Test!

Rash of searches, including 2 in Clallam County

Over the last 72 hours our searchers have responded to 3 different searches, 2 of which were in Clallam county. In the second day of this search we were called to our 3rd search for a missing gentleman. After a few hours he was located safely! Great job to all that were able to assist … Continue reading Rash of searches, including 2 in Clallam County

Port Orchard tornado response

One for the record books. Kitsap WESAR mobilized today at approximately 4:30pm to respond to the tornado in Port Orchard, the first tornado in Kitsap County since 1991. Almost 40 of our searchers joined law enforcement and fire in searching homes and properties in the area devastated by the tornado. It's been a humbling experience. … Continue reading Port Orchard tornado response

Grays Harbor evidence search

Write-up courtesy of Mason County Search and Rescue: Fun SAR fact: we don't just look for missing people. In fact, a large percentage of our searches are for evidence - often related to criminal cases that our members can't discuss with anyone. You see, when law enforcement needs to clear an area in a search … Continue reading Grays Harbor evidence search