Category Archives: Recent News
The team pass paged at 1930 hrs on 2013/05/19 to assist in locating and evacuating 2 injured hikers in the Chehalis Canyon area. One of the hikers was able to make a cell call to say that he and his son … Continue reading
The team was paged by RCMP at 20:46 to assist with a search on Harrison lake for 2 overdue canoeists. Subjects had left Bear Creek recreation site at 12:40 and had not returned. Subjects returned to their campsite at 21:07 … Continue reading
3 KHSAR members assisted Mission SAR in a search for a missing subject near Hayward Lake. 27 searcher hours.
The team was paged at 21:41 on 2013/05/04 to assist RCMP and BCAS in evacuating a female subject from a location on the shore of Ruby Creek on highway 7. 9 searcher-hours.
On 2013-04-28 3 members of Kent Harrison SAR assisted Ridge Meadows SAR and RCMP on a search of an area of Pitt Lake on an old case. KHSAR used the side-scan sonar to search in water from 40′ to 170′. … Continue reading
Kent Harrison SAR members installed a 4′ x 8′ sign to identify the 1-acre parcel as the ‘future home of Kent Harrison SAR’. The team still needs to raise a further $350,000 to complete the project.
On the afternoon of March 29th, the Spirit of Harrison headed back to Harrison Lake after being stored in Agassiz over the winter. This marks 20 years that the vessel has served as the primary Search and Rescue boat on … Continue reading
January 23rd, 2013 – At a ceremony in Chilliwack this afternoon, Kent Harrison SAR member Rita Bruneski was awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. Along with 29 other recipients, Rita was honoured for her community service. Rita is also a veteran member … Continue reading
Kent Harrison SAR member Pat Sears was presented with an honourary life membership from the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue on Wednesday, January 16th. An honour currently bestowed upon fewer than a dozen of the organization’s 1,400 volunteers http://www.agassizharrisonobserver.com/news/187355901.html