Ski patrol rescues sheep

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Officials with Tamarack Resort say its ski patrol helped rescue a sheep that got stuck in the snow on Sunday just outside the ski area boundaries..

The resort says the trapped sheep was reported by some backcountry skiers.

The ski patrol responded got the sheep out, then transported it to a local ranch, where it is reportedly still recovering.

Officials say there is no way to tell how long the sheep was stuck in the snow, but estimated that it had been several days or longer.