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December 26, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Dog not gone: Rescue in the Columbia Gorge

The Associated Press PORTLAND — A yellow Labrador that got spooked on a Christmas Day hike in the Columbia Gorge, snapping her leash and plunging 150 feet down a cliff, was rescued in the dark by a climber who rappelled to a narrow ledge where the dog was trapped. David Schelske, of West Linn, told the Oregon…

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August 9, 2013 at 9:55 AM

Lost hiker found in Columbia Gorge

PORTLAND (AP) — Multnomah County authorities say a hiker lost overnight in the Columbia Gorge was found Friday morning. The sheriff’s office says another hiker called 911 to report encountering Connie Dooney near a switchback. The 44-year-old woman from Longview got separated from two hiking companions Thursday near Wahkeena Springs and Devils Rest, in the Multnomah Falls…

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