[Photo courtesy of Will Barnhardt]

Grand County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) recently honored six crew members for their efforts in saving two lives last year. Ashle Kent (left), Brittney Bastian, Brett Sherman and Ashley Hoggard are pictured with their awards; McKay Vowles and Robin Reibold are not pictured.

Paramedics Bastian and Kent and advanced EMT Hoggard were recognized for their roles in a resuscitating a man who experienced traumatic cardiac arrest on April 29, 2017, while Bastian, advanced EMT Vowles, and EMTs Sherman and Reibold were recognized for their involvement in the 12-hour rescue of an injured BASE jumper in the Gemini Bridges area.