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By Alex Ross 

Rocky Boy trains search and rescue team


January 15, 2018

Havre Daily News/Ryan Welch

Joey Rosette, from left, Calvin Jilot and Ted Whitford use a compass and a map to find their location between markers Friday as part of an exercise to become certified in search and rescue. Roughly 10 poeple from Rocky Boy took the class, taught by National Association for Search and Rescue or NASAR.

Ten people on Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation are now certified in search and rescue techniques, after five days of testing, training and instruction, part of an effort to start a volunteer search and rescue team on the reservation.

Participants completed training provided by the National Association for Search and Rescue Friday at the Jon Morsette Vocational Center at Stone Child College.

The participants now have their level 3 and 2 certifications, Chippewa Cree Business Committee member and Rocky Boy Volunteer Fire Department Chief Calvin Jilot said.

The new search and rescue team...

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