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Drone team critical in safely locating two missing Sublette County women

PINEDALE - Two local women are alive and well thanks to the work of the Sublette County Sheriff's Office Unmanned Aircraft Systems drone pilots Sgt. Travis Bingham and Deputy Scott Campbell, other SCSO deputies and volunteers with Tip Top Search and Rescue.

In two separate incidents about 23 days apart, two adult women – both with intellectual or developmental disabilities – disappeared from their homes ill-equipped for the snow and ice.

One woman traveled three miles across Pine Creek, the New Fork River and Duck Creek in the dark, while the other left barefoot prints in the snow through Boyd...

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