Come on and rescue me

Search and Rescue volunteers ‘train for the worst’


Jim Bishop of Mariposa County Search of Rescue throws a line to a volunteer who needed “rescued” while training at the Merced River while training April 18. Photo by Allen LamanIn the early morning hours of a mid-April Saturday, search and rescue crews scoured the bank of the Merced River, prodding for a missing swimmer.
Volunteers who make up the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team operate under a concise motto. “That Others May Live.” And so the local team scouted and sleuthed und...

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