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September 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Hunter stabs self with arrow near Mount St. Helens

The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A bow hunter accidentally stabbed himself with an arrow while hiking in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest about 14 miles northeast of Mount St. Helens. The Columbian reports the man was walking through rough terrain Tuesday when an arrow fell out of his quiver and it somehow pierced a calf muscle. The…


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October 4, 2013 at 9:14 PM

Ground searches for 2 missing hikers planned Saturday

The Associated Press An air search for a young Oregon woman hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in Southwest Washington has expanded into a new county, while a separate air search farther south found no signs of a missing Portland man. Alejandra Wilson’s father reported the 23-year-old Portland woman overdue for a check-in Monday. A search of the…


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