News Articles

This section is an archive of articles written about GCSAR and SAR missions that have occured in the area. We have listed the date, the name of the media source and the author of the article.

When an article applies to a specific mission we have included the mission number and a link that will take you to the interactive mission map page. On that page you can click on the mission number and find the location and a brief summary.

Articles are grouped by year with the latest articles listed first. The side menu provides an easy way to jump to a specific year to see the articles from that year.

General Interest Articles

A list of published articles relating to Search and Rescue. These articles provide information on SAR and New Mexico Search and Rescue. To access articles click on General Interest Articles

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2013 (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

1/3/13

Silver City Sun News California Teen Rescued from the Florida Mountains
by Matt Robinson

13-12-01

2012    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

10/21/12

Silver City Sun News Woman found after night in ravine
by Christine Steele

12-12-11

4/3/12

Silver City Sun News Venture into Gila Wilderness is not a walk in the park
by Maryanne Coppinger

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4/4/12

Silver City Sun News Missing Soldiers located in Gila
by Christine Steele

12-12-06

4/3/12

Silver City Sun News Soldiers, Civilian Missing in Wilderness
by Christine Steele

12-12-06

4/2/12

Silver City Sun News Friends Recall Micah True as Passionate and Playful
by Aaron West

12-12-05

4/1/12

Silver City Sun News Micah True's Body Found After 4 Days
by Aaron West

12-12-05

3/31/12

Silver City Sun News Search Continues: Famed Runner, True, Still Missing
by Aaron West

12-12-05

3/30/12

Silver City Sun News Noted Runner Micah True Missing in Gila
by Aaron West

12-12-05

3/9/12

KOB-TV Albuquerque Missing Woman Found
6PM News Broadcast

12-12-04

3/9/12

Silver City Sun News Woman, cat found after weeks in Gila
by Aaron West

12-12-04

3/8/12

KOAT-TV Albuquerque Missing Woman Found
10PM News Broadcast

12-12-04

2011    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

11/06/11

Silver City Sun News Hunter Found Dead in Truck
by Carlos Silva,Jr

11-12-06

11/01/11

Backpacker Magazine Case Study Survival: "I Was Getting Weaker"
by Backpacker Magazine

09-12-12

03/23/11

Benson News-Sun Parents desperate, search for son continues
by Bill Hess

11-12-04

03/16/11

Silver City Sun News Calif. man goes missing in area
by Christine Steele

11-12-04

02/01/11

Silver City Sun News Body Found Along Highway 180
by Christine Steele

11-12-02

01/06/11

The Grant County Beat Hikers Found
by Tim Matthes

11-12-01

01/06/11

Silver City Sun News Hikers ready to 'get back to normal'
by Christine Steele

11-12-01

01/05/11 The Silver City Daily Press Stranded Hikers Found Safe in GNF
by Silver City Daily Press

11-12-01

01/05/11 Silver City Sun News Rescuers locate father-son hikers
by Christine Steele

11-12-01

01/04/11 Silver City Sun News Search on for missing backpackers
by Christine Steele

11-12-01


2010    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #
12/25/10 Silver City Sun News Reasons to be Thankful
by Christine Steele

10-12-13

12/18/10 Silver City Sun News Rescued: Weather Strands hikers near Deming
by Kevin Buey

10-12-13

12/17/10 KOB-TV Albuquerque Crews Rescue 2 Stranded Hikers
6PM News Broadcast

10-12-13

11/17/10 The Silver City Daily Press Searchers Recover Body of Hunter from GNF
by Silver City Daily Press

10-12-12

11/17/10 Silver City Sun News Teen to be Charged as an Adult
by Christine Steel

10-12-12

11/16/10 KRQE-TV Albuquerque Teen to be charged as an adult
Evening Broadcast

10-12-12

11/16/10 KOAT-TV Albuquerque Murder Investigation
6 PM Broadcast

10-12-12

11/16/10 KRQE-TV Albuquerque Searchers Find Missing Hunter
Noon Broadcast

10-12-12

11/16/10

Silver City Sun News Teen Charged in Dad's Death
by Christine Steel

10-12-12

11/10/10

The Silver City Daily Press Fundraiser Held
by CarieSue Flores

11/3/10

New Mexico Wildlife Enjoy wildlife from a safe distance
by Rick Winslow
 

11/2/10

Silver City Sun News Support in sight
by Sun-News Report
 

10/24/10

The Grant County Beat Fundraiser for Grant County Search and Rescue at JWArt Gallery in Hurley
by Mary Alice Murphy
 

10/23/10

The Grant County Beat Proclamation: Grant County Search and Rescue Day (Nov 7, 2010)
County Commissioners approve proclamations and deal with regular business
by Mary Alice Murphy

10/18/10

Silver City Sun News

                  
                    Mock Search: Training helps crews find, fix problems with resuce efforts 
                

by Christine Steel

10/17/10

The Grant County Beat Search and Rescue holds mock training
by Mary Alice Murphy

10/15/10

Silver City Sun News Rescue exercise set for City of Rocks
by Terrance Vestal

10/14/10

Silver City Sun News
Search and Rescue finds lost man in Pinos Altos
by Christine Steel

10-12-11

10/2/10

Silver City Sun News
Auction to benefit rescue service
by Christine Steel

9/30/10

Silver City Sun News Search and Rescue teams look for 3, but find 4
by Christine Steel

10-12-10

9/26/10

The Silver City Daily Press Search and Rescue schedules training
by unknown

7/25/10

Silver City Sun News Arizona man's death still troubles cousin
by Christine Steele
by Christine Steele

09-12-09

5/24/10

Silver City Sun News RESCUED Hike pulled from the Continental Divide Trail tells of his ordeal in the wild
by Christine Steeke

10-12-03

5/23/10

Silver City Sun News Volunteers rescue 2 injured hikers
by Christine Steeke

10-12-03
10-13-04

4/21/10

Silver City Sun News Remains may be from missing man
by Christine Steeke

09-12-09

4/20/10

Silver City Sun News Hikers find body
by Christine Steeke

09-12-09

4/14/10

Silver City Sun News On-The-Job Training

2009    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

12/06/09

Silver City Sun News Searching for a hero: Search continues for hiker's dog
by Christine Steel

09-12-13

12/06/09

El Paso Times

                  
                    El Paso hiker's dog kept him warm, ran away 
                  
                

by Adriana Gómez Licón

09-12-13

12/5/09

Silver City Sun News Missing hiker found alive
by Christine Steele

09-12-13

12/5/09

El Paso Times

                  
                    EP hiker found alive 
                  
                

by Adriana Gómez Licón

09-12-13

12/4/09

Silver City Sun News
Black Range hiker not found: Search expected to resume Saturday
by Christine Steel

09-12-13

12/4/09

El Paso Times Search for EP hiker Robert Sumrall continues
by Adriana Gómez Licón

09-12-13

12/3/09

Silver City Sun News Still Searching: Hunt for El Paso hiker continues
by Christine Steel

09-12-13

12/3/09

El Paso Times Search for missing hiker continues: familiy waits for news of husband, father
by Adriana Gómez Licón

09-12-13

12/2/09

Silver City Sun News El Paso hiker still missing
by Christine Steele

09-12-13

12/2/09

El Paso Times Husband of ex-city rep still missing in New Mexico range
by Adriana Gómez Licón

09-12-13

12/1/09

Silver City Sun News Hiker lost in Emory Pass
by Christine Steeke

09-12-13

11/23/09

Silver City Sun News The Ordeal: Lost hiker became dehydrated- Part 2
by Christine Steeke

09-12-12

11/22/09

Silver City Sun News Lost in the Gila: Texas man's celebratory hike takes wrong turn - Part 1
by Christine Steeke

09-12-12

11/17/09

Adventure Travel - National Geographic
Adventure Magazine
Deep Survival with Laurence Gonzales - $earch + Rescue: Should Victims Pay?
by Laurence Gonzales

11/15/09

Silver City Sun News Lost in the Gila: Rescue Team, Hiker Return
by Christine Steel

09-12-12

11/14/09

Silver City Sun News Missing Hiker ong Way Home
by Christine Steel

09-12-12

11/13/09

Silver City Sun News Missing Man Spotted in Gila
by Christine Steel

09-12-12

9/7/09

Silver City Sun News It's a Miracle - Lost in the Wilderness with Little Hope Left, Couple is Saved - Part 2
by Christine Steel

09-12-08

9/6/09

Silver City Sun News Lost and Found - Couple Recounts Tale of Ordeal - Part 1
by Christine Steel

09-12-08

8/29/09

Silver City Sun News Couple's Rescuers Honored
by Christine Steel

09-12-08

7/17/09

Silver City Sun News Lost and Found
by Christine Steel

09-12-08


2008    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

6/1/08

Desert Exposure Hot on the Trail
by Donna Clay Lawder

1/30/08

Silver City Sun News Visitors rescued after bridge collapse near Gila Cliff Dwellings
by Levi Hill

08-12-01


1997    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

6/9/97

Silver City Sun News Search Continues for Missing Hiker
by Adam Wasch

1996    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

3/19/96

Unknown Body Found in Gila Wilderness
by Donna Clay Lawder

3/19/96

Unknown Personnel did good job
by Letter to the Editor


1993    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

7/29/93

Unknown Rescue team called out to search for hikers
by Unknown

93-12-12


1991    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

10/15/91

The Silver City Daily Press Search under way for Hillsboro man
by Unknown

2/1/91

Unknown Missing bowhunter located
by Unknown


1990    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

11/21/90

The Silver City Daily Press White Signal woman found dead Thursday
by Staff

09-12-13

11/21/90

Unknown Woman fell 200 feet to her death in the Gila, police say
by Unknown

09-12-13

11/9/90

Unknown Silver City hunter back at his home
by Unknown

90-12-12

11/8/90

Unknown Searchers find missing deer hunter
by Unknown

90-12-11

9/26/90

The Silver City Daily Press WSMR soldier walks out of the wilderness - Eight day search is over
by Stephen Siegfried

9/25/90

The Silver City Daily Press Missing Soldier may be evading searchers
by Staff

9/25/90

El Paso Times Missing soldier may be evading Gila Searchers
by Michael Scanion

9/_/90

The Silver City Daily Press Search teams trying to find man
by Staff

9/_/90

The Silver City Daily Press Search continues in Gila Wilderness
by Staff

9/24/90

The Silver City Daily Press Teen found, but soldier still missing
by Stephen Siegfried

9/23/90

El Paso Times Boy, 16, is 2nd person lost in Gila
by Michael Scanion

8/6/90

The Silver City Daily Press Volunteers play large role in NM Search and Rescue efforts
by AP


1984    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

11/13/84

El Paso Times Child lost on hunting trip found safe
by AP

5/30/84

Albuquerque Journal Lost Deming Boys Found Safe in Gila After 2-Day Search
by Joe Smith


Unknown    (Back to Top)
Date
Media
Title
Mission #

7/13/_

Unknown Backpacker Found
by Unknown

_/_/_

The Silver City Daily Press NMSU student sought in Black Range Search
by Staff

_/_/_

Unknown Missing elk hunter finds way to camp
by Unknown

_/_/_

Unknown Man dies in accidental shooting
by Unknown