WHAT HAS THE EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM BEEN UP TO?– Hey Jude

The team has been blessed so far this season with no EMERGENCY call outs. Wonder why that is? Is it fewer campers or younger, healthier ones? Ours is not to question why but to remain thankful for this. Having said that, the team has not slackened it’s efforts to remain on guard at all times. The weekly meetings continue, emergency …

Annual Cookie Drive–Sue (Schoolteacher) Anderson

It’s that time of year again.  The time when a young man’s fancy turns to…No wait, that’s not right…It is the time for the Annual Cookie Drive.  I started a couple of years ago trying to find the history of this particular annual event, but it seems to have been lost in the mists of the “Long, Long Ago”. It …

ERT–WHO ARE THEY? —Judy Pennett (CB handle “Hey Jude”)

For those that are new to the desert, and even for those folks who have been coming for many years, I thought that this article would inform and/or remind everyone what this group is all about The Emergency Response Team is back for the 2017/2018 season and has swung into action already, with their first meeting held on November 14th. …

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When It’s An Emergency

By: Lyn/Desert Rain April 1, 2016 When the worst happens. When your loved one needs help and you need to act fast, will you know what to do? It’s easy to say, “Have a plan, Think ahead, Take control.” These are certainly good ideas, but what does it all mean? Here are some tips to keep you centered and moving …

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Emergency Response Team

Doug (Northwind) Unofficial Team Coordinator w/ BLM November 1, 2015 Editor’s Note: The Emergency Response Team (ERT) now has its own website at: ert.imperialdam.com. I am writing this as a relatively new member of the Senator Wash Response Team and wish to extend an open invitation for all to come by on any Tuesday morning and join us for coffee and …

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LTVA Emergency Policy

January 1, 2015 The Imperial Dam LTVA Emergency Team monitors CB Channel 12, 24 hours a day, and is very familiar with the area, so they can lead the emergency vehicles to your location at any time, day or night (approximately 7-10 minutes response time). If you do not have a CB radio, check with your neighbors and ask if …

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CB Story

Submitted by Linda “Kookieuke” Hendershot January 1, 2015 Originally this story was done by Fred “Broadcaster” Ross for the CB Directory. I Have shortened the story for the news letter. For a long time, CB Channel 12 has been a very important part of life here on this part of the Sonoran desert. Initially the “Imperial Dam Nation” CB club …