December Fundraiser

Whatcom County Search and Rescue is having a fundraiser to raise money for our new building. We are asking for donations of new or used items in good condition to be auctioned off later this year. Items that will be accepted include: Household Goods, Collectables & Antiques, Sporting Equipment, Small Appliances, Tools, Yard and Garden … Read more

History of SAR in Whatcom County

Search and Rescue operations have been a part of Whatcom County history since 1955, whenBellingham Mountain Rescue (BMRC) was established. From 1967-1970, the Whatcom 4 Wheelers, agroup of unaffiliated volunteers, were helping the Sheriff’s office with searches in Whatcom County. In 1970, Whatcom County Search and Rescue (WCSAR) was established. This early group consisted ofthe … Read more


Welcome to the first post of the New Building page. This spot will be updated with information, photos and documents as we progress through the project of moving SAR to a new location.