Search and Rescue receives Sno-Cat donation

The following is a press release from

KLAMATH COUNTY, Ore. – On January 28, 2021, the Midstate Electric Cooperative based in LaPine, Oregon donated a 2002 Piston Bully Sno-Cat to the Klamath County’s sheriff’s office.

Midstate Electric Cooperative representatives delivered the Sno-Cat and trailer to the North County Sheriff’s Office SAR building and handed them over to the North County SAR team. They have agreed to let SAR use the trailer until a suitable replacement is found.

Responsible for the delivery were Dave Schneider, General Manager for Mid State Electric, LT Brian Bryson, KCSO-SAR coordinator, Jody Herndon, KCSO-SAR team member in North County, Sheriff Chris Kaber, Gordon DeArmond, Mid State Electric board member and KCSO North County, SAR team member, available to Mike Hibbs Superintendent of the Mid State Electric Line.

The $ 30,000 Sno-Cat is primarily used for search and rescue operations across Klamath County and is available to other SAR teams when needed.

The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office would like to publicly thank the Midstate Electric Cooperative and its Board of Directors for their generous contributions to the health and safety of Klamath County’s citizens.