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November 5, 2013 at 2:42 PM

Kirkland man on hunting trip killed by falling tree branch

By Stephanie Schendel / The (Centralia) Chronicle A 69-year-old Kirkland man was killed after part of a tree fell on him Saturday afternoon at an elk hunting camp in Packwood, Lewis County. Joseph Gardner and his hunting partner had returned to the camp at the Cortright Creek Trailhead off of Forest Road 45 near Packwood at about…


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November 8, 2012 at 10:34 AM

UPDATE: Mushroom picker missing near Randle has been found

The Associated Press UPDATE: 11:55 a.m. | A missing mushroom picker has been found near Randle. The Lewis County sheriff’s office says searchers found the 50-year-old Packwood man about 9:30 a.m. Thursday walking down a Forest Service road about five miles from where he was last seen Wednesday afternoon. He was cold and wet but did not need…


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August 15, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Two hikers found near Packwood, Lewis County

UPDATE: Lewis County sheriff’s deputies have rescued an Oklahoma couple who were hurt while hiking near Packwood.  The couple, a 58-year-old woman, and a 62-year-old man, are recovering at Morton General Hospital, according to the sheriff’s office. The Lewis County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a married couple who were hurt while hiking near Packwood. According to…


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