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Morgan’s Story

Morgan’s Story

One February morning 15 year old Morgan and her grandfather “Papa” John Anderson set out for a snowmobile ride in the Pintler mountain range outside of Anaconda, MT. This was a special morning as this was Morgan’s first ever solo ride. During the ride, Morgan felt the...

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Thrown by horse in the Eagle Cap wilderness backcountry

Thrown by horse in the Eagle Cap wilderness backcountry

Stan was in the Eagle Cap wilderness on a backcountry horseback riding trip. They had decided to move their basecamp to a higher elevation. It was late in the afternoon, and the weather had been declining. That’s when the accident happened. The first thing Stan...

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Aortic aneurysm with a pericardial effusion

Aortic aneurysm with a pericardial effusion

Florene awoke with severe pain in her chest, radiating to her back. Her family found her lying down in the living room and immediately called 9-1-1. Once the ambulance arrived it was determined Florene needed critical care not available at the local hospital, so Life...

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Stroke in Council, Idaho

Stroke in Council, Idaho

Lori owns a local coffee shop and laundry mat in Council, Idaho. She was finishing up a shift when she got a headache, which was unusual for her. Luckily, some of her customers noticed something wasn’t right, and they called 9-1-1. When the EMTs arrived it wasn’t...

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Caught in the power lines

Caught in the power lines

Lane, a paragliding instructor, was finishing up a flight. As he was coming down, the power lines were very difficult to see, and Lane didn’t realize how precarious his situation was until it was too late. He thought he had cleared the wires, but he got pulled back...

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