Sara Hertwig
John Kyler with the Clear Creek County Sheriff's Office adjusts the controller for their new unmanned aerial system on March 7. The UAS will be used to assist in search and rescue and firefighting efforts.
Eye in the sky

Orange in color and sounding like a hive of angry bees, Eagle 1 drifted lazily in the air above a Dumont parking lot on March 7.

With its six miniature helicopter blades, the unmanned aerial system, or drone, can see pretty much anything. At least that's what the Clear Creek Sheriff’s Office is hoping.