Photo: Elise Thatcher

More than 250 volunteers joined the search for a missing area teenager this weekend. In Southwest Colorado, people wearing orange vests walked for miles along a busy county road outside Durango. They were looking for Dylan Redwine’s clothes or other evidence to help find him. KRCC’s Elise Thatcher was there and filed this report.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

It was a chilly, windy day, but that didn’t drive away local residents like Doug Miller. He said the golden rule inspired him to spend his free day looking for clues in Redwine’s disappearance.

“It’s exciting to be a part of something but also you understand the sadness of why we’re here as well. That mixture of feelings you can kind of see it on people’s faces and hear it in their conversations.”

Searchers found ten items of interest that day that investigators are looking at more closely. Thirteen-year-old Dylan Redwine was reported missing by his father three weeks ago today. The teen was on a court-ordered Thanksgiving visit with his dad, who lives the Durango area.

Today officials issued a warning about a Facebook scam. They said a man who claims to have Dylan Redwine is demanding money. A spokesman for the investigation urged people not to send payments.

 

Comments are closed.

News

Kyodo/Landov
April 18, 2014 | NPR · After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals.
 

Meg Vogel/NPR
April 18, 2014 | NPR · We hard-boiled them. We donned blindfolds. And we chowed down. In our eggsperiment, can you guess which bird prevailed in the ultimate showdown of duck vs. chicken?
 

AP
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Governors in both parties routinely run for re-election while keeping coy about the White House. But there’s no question what’s on the Wisconsin governor’s mind, long term.
 

Arts & Life

Film4
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Every so often an arthouse director dips a toe into the horror genre and you realize vampires and space aliens are subjects too rich to be the property of schlockmeisters, says critic David Edelstein.
 

BBC America
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Eric Deggans previews the return of a science fiction show that’s also a police procedural and a thriller.
 

April 18, 2014 | NPR · From a Top Gun sequel starring drones to Howard University’s pick of Puff Daddy as its commencement speaker, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the week’s news.
 

Music

Courtesy of the artist
April 18, 2014 | NPR · The Dublin-based electronic duo Lakker’s video for the song “Thermohaline” is haunting and hypnotic, an endless string of strangely pulsating imagery.
 

Redferns
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Can you identify a song when it’s stripped down to a just few seconds of isolated drum pounding? This week’s puzzler comes courtesy of Bon Iver drummer Sean Carey, otherwise known as S. Carey.
 

April 17, 2014 | NPR · Aimee Mann and Ted Leo began performing together in 2012, when Leo was Mann’s opening act. Mann began joining Leo onstage during his set. Their debut album is “The Both.”
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab