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December 29, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Body found in search for Mount Rainier snowshoer

Updated with more details: Tuesday, 6:15 a.m. | Rescue crews on Mount Rainier discovered a body Monday matching the description of a snowshoer who vanished in a severe storm over the weekend. The body had been turned over to the Pierce County medical examiner’s office for identification, national park spokeswoman Patti Wold said. The 37-year-old Puyallup man…


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December 29, 2014 at 9:48 AM

Search for Olympic National Park hiker suspended

The Associated Press PORT ANGELES — Rangers and others are still keeping an eye out, but the search for a missing hiker in Olympic National Park was suspended. A park spokeswoman, Jacilee Wray, says there was nothing more to do after Sunday’s search turned up no additional signs of Jim Griffin. The 60-year-old Port Angeles man went for…


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December 27, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Search continues for hiker missing in Olympic National Park

Teams searched Saturday for a 60-year-old man missing in Washington’s Olympic National Park, focusing on an off-trail area where his pack was found. Jim Griffin hasn’t been seen since Monday, when he went for a hike on the Olympic Hot Springs Trail. His friends reported him missing Wednesday night after he failed to show up at a…


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September 7, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Search intensifies for overdue hiker in Olympics

OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK (AP) — A helicopter and tracking dogs have been added to the search efforts for a hiker overdue in Olympic National Park. Authorities say 64-year-old Kelly Hall is three days overdue from his planned six-day, 39 mile hike in the northeast corner of the park. Park spokeswoman Barb Maynes says a helicopter will join…


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August 11, 2014 at 1:54 PM

Bremerton police looking for missing 16-year-old girl

The Bremerton police are asking for help to find a 16-year-old girl missing since late last week. Ariel A. Luddington left her house on Maple Street in east Bremerton late Thursday night or early Friday morning, according to police. Around 11 p.m. on Thursday, her father caught Luddington texting her boyfriend and took her phone away, police said. Her…


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July 31, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Searchers find no sign of missing Oregon woman

The Associated Press MCMINNVILLE, Ore. — It’s been a week since 38-year-old Jennifer Huston of Dundee disappeared, and searchers are running out of leads. Newberg-Dundee Police say searchers in the air and on the Willamette River looked without success Wednesday for an oil sheen that may have indicated a car in the water. Searchers also checked roads…


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July 14, 2014 at 5:34 PM

Hiker, 64, missing on Mount Rainier’s Wonderland Trail

Search crews continue to comb the Wonderland Trail on Mount Rainier for a hiker who was reported missing early Sunday morning. Edwin Birch, 64, of Tacoma, and his son planned a day hike on the 19-mile trail with each hiking the trail from opposite ends and crossing paths in the middle. Birch began his hike at Box Canyon and…


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