This collection of articles, videos and news reports span CHCRS activities for more than fifty years. Many of these articles were salvaged from scrapbooks and personal collections dating long before digital media were invented. The newspaper articles were scanned individually for the purpose of maintaining a permanent historical record of rescues and events on the CHCRS website. Many of these newspaper articles date back as far as the late 1950's. Many of the videos were originally recorded in VHS format and were converted to digital format for inclusion into this archive. This historical record provides us a narrative by which current members and visitors to our site can learn of those rescuers who came long before us and how they laid the foundation on which the current members stand today. This is the CHCRS Story.....

Historical News Articles


Lechuguilla Cave Rescue - 1994

Man Rescued from Cave at Savage Gulf