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August 17, 2012 at 9:33 AM

UPDATE: Overdue rafters on the Stillaguamish River found safe

UPDATE AT 10:20 A.M.: The two overdue rafters have been found. The woman, 22, and man, 21, both from Arlington, have no reported injuries and did not require any medical aid.

ORIGINAL POST: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office search-and-rescue crews are looking for two rafters missing on the Stillaguamish River.

A helicopter is over the river this morning as part of the search, said Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Shari Ireton.

The rafters, a man and a woman in their 20s, entered the river at the Cicero Bridge late yesterday, Ireton wrote in a news release.  They were last seen around 5:30 p.m. and reported missing around midnight.

Search and rescue, as well as police and firefighters in Arlington searched the river for over two hours early this morning. The search resumed at 8:30 a.m.

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