The Saratoga Sun -

Local search and rescue saves hikers


Two Rayton Mo. residents were in good condition on the morning of Oct. 8 despite having spent a cold night in the Medicine Bow National Forest after becoming lost Tuesday evening while on a hike.

Carbon County Sheriff, Jerry Colson, said John Stegner, 68, and Lajuna Stegner, 65, began hiking from their camp site near Dipper Lake toward Medicine Bow Peak on the evening of Oct. 7.

Colson said his office received a call about 6:40 a.m. on Oct. 8. John Stegner, who had made it to a road and was subsequently picked up by a passerby in a vehicle, reported his wife was still along the trail in th...

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