Search operation called off when hiker turns up
June 27, 2018
During the weekend of June 16, several search and rescue teams in the area were called out to locate a missing hiker according to a press release from the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office. At approximately 11:45 p.m., authorities were notified that Saratoga resident Emma Dierks had not returned from a hike earlier that day. Dierks, an experienced hiker, was presumed lost by friend Joseph Saverine.
Carbon County Sheriff Deputy Hale made contact with Saverine, according to the press release, and it was decided a search would be made for Dierks in the morning. The following morning, June 17, C...