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Rescue crew plucks hiker off ledge with helicopter in one of two rescues

...his cell phone at about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, said trooper Sgt. Steve Hall. Bruce Bowler of the SEADOGS called Mitch Horton, the base manager and a pilot at TEMSCO Helicopters, who agreed to try to take LaFavour off the cliff or at least...
Thank you

...light-filled parish hall and provided tables, chair and projection screen, for use during lecture classes. Tim McDonnell and Mitch Horton of TEMSCO Helicopters donated a 90-minute "Pilot's Choice" helicopter flight and landing on Mendenhall Glacier...
Extensive search finds missing hiker dead near Herbert Glacier

...glacier and surrounding rocks."That led us to focus more on a search area," Bowler said.Temsco Helicopter's Mitch Horton made one final flight into the dusk before the search was called off for the night at 11 p.m. due to deteriorating...
Free meal: healthy, thought provoking

...There were a number of people at the event who are alumni of the Juneau group and who shared their results happily. Mitch Horton, 48, dropped 30 lbs. and 114 points off his cholesterol. Horton is more than satisfied with the results, "I don't...
Hiker dies from fall on Stroller White

...located by Juneau Mountain Rescue team members in a TEMSCO helicopter shortly before 6 a.m. Thursday. The pilot, Mitch Horton, base manager for TEMSCO, said rescuers saw a snow shoe and an ice ax before finding Scribner in the snow near the...
'Shortcut' leads to ravine rescue

...down the west face of the 1,800-foot mountain above the Auke Village Recreation Area. In the dark, TEMSCO pilot Mitch Horton put the rescue team on a slope 700 feet above Burnet on Auke Mountain. From there, the team bushwhacked down through...
Juneau discusses search and rescues

...System transmitters that can be used in remote locations to send for help while pinpointing locations for rescuers, said Mitch Horton, general manager of TEMSCO Helicopters. Horton said the device is about the size of a pack of cigarettes and at...
Hiker gets rescued above Auke Rec

...p.m., JMR had located Burnet's general position on the cliffs above the road. By 11:15 p.m., TEMSCO's Mitch Horton, with Steve Lewis and Steve Handy, of JMR, were able to locate Burnet by searchlight. The JMR team landed 700 feet...


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