Lost Hiker Found in the Gorge

Posted by Steve Herman on January 24, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – A Multnomah County, Ore., sheriff’s spokesman says a hiker who reported she was lost near Yeon State Park in the Columbia Gorge has been found.

Lt. Steve Alexander said the Salem woman, in her 20s, was in good condition and was being escorted to safety late Thursday night.

She called 911 about 5 p.m. Thursday, saying she set out …

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Autistic Teen Lost in the Gorge Rescued

Posted by Christina Kemp on December 29, 2013

An autistic teenager lost in the Columbia River Gorge was found this morning. The 16-year-old hiker  got separated from his group around Horsetail Falls on Saturday December 29th. Search efforts on the ground and in the air were complicated by decreasing temperatures and visibility overnight.

Someone staying in at the Nesika lodge spotted Alex Irvin on the trail at 8:30 Sunday …

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