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SAR starts conference


The Klickitat County Sheriff’s Office and Search and Rescue (SAR) volunteers have begun hosting the 2012 Washington State Search and Rescue Conference. The conference started Monday and continues through Sunday, May 20, at the Klickitat County Fairgrounds.

The conference draws SAR volunteers from around the area and a number of other countries each year. This marks the first time the conference has been held in Klickitat County. The volunteers are receiving training in vital SAR skills and procedures.

There are public demonstrations of SAR skills during the conference, including a LifeFlight helicopter operation and a presentation by Insitu of its Scan Eagle Unmanned Aircraft on Saturda...

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