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2 Men 2 Boys And Their Dog Found Safe

MCSOSAR performed a rescue for 4 dirt bike riders and their dog who had taken the wrong trail due to snowfall. We would like to remind people to always bring their 10 essentials, including a map, and to stay on the trail. Save your cellphone for emergency communications only, and…

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Gresham Missing Woman Found Safe

UPDATE: Gresham police say Takako McLellan was found safe. GRESHAM, Ore. – Gresham police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing and endangered 56-year-old woman. Police say Takako McLellan has medical conditions. McLellan was last seen Tuesday morning at around 5 a.m. leaving her home near Southeast 9th…

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Two Hikers Rescued On Larch Mt Rd

MCSOSAR performed a quick rescue on 2 hikers who had gotten stuck in deep snow. We would like to remind people to always bring their 10 essentials, including a map, and to stay on the trail. Save your cellphone for emergency communications only, and teach yourself how to pull coordinates…

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Missing Portland Woman Found

UPDATE: Authorities confirmed Tuesday that a woman who had been reported missing in Northwest Portland has been found dead. Marie Evans was located on the banks of the Columbia River, south of her home near the Sauvie Island Bridge. PORTLAND, Ore. – Deputies are asking for help finding a 76-year-old woman…

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SAR Finds Lost Hiker in Gorge

COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE — Early Friday morning, search and rescue teams located a 29-year-old man lost hiking in the Columbia River Gorge. The man, from Florida but working in Portland, was hiking the Rock of the Ages trail about four miles above Horsetail Falls when he got lost and called…

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Injured Hiker Airlifted to Hospital

[iframe src=”http://katu.com/embed/news/local/woman-66-falls-100-feet-down-steep-embankment-in-the-columbia-river-gorge?external-id=b62d82cd090845978143cf4f63e75d41″ width=”60%” frameborder=”0″ marginwidth=”200″ marginheight=”0″] COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE, Ore. (KATU) – The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says a National Guard helicopter has airlifted an injured hiker to Legacy Emanuel Medical Center. The 66-year-old woman tumbled 100 feet down a steep embankment in the Columbia Gorge Saturday afternoon. The rescue…

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Search Crews Locate 2 Missing Gorge Hikers

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — Two hikers who got lost as the sun set while hiking the Columbia Gorge Wednesday have made it back to safety thanks to a Multnomah search and rescue crew response. The hikers were able to communicate with sheriff’s deputies via text message to tell them they…

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Missing Portland Man’s Vehicle Turns Up at Horsetail Falls

PORTLAND, Ore. – Officers are searching for a 68-year-old Portland man who went missing on Saturday. Police found Thomas Branch McAdams’ car parked at Horsetail Falls on Sunday, the Bureau’s Missing Persons Unit said. McAdams is described as about 5-foot 11-inches tall, weighing 165 pounds, with gray hair and green…

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Texas Firefighter Found Safe

CASCADE LOCKS, Ore. – Rescue crews on Friday found a Texas firefighter who was missing overnight in the Columbia River Gorge. Devin Paez, a 26-year-old firefighter from Austin, Texas, disappeared from his group on Larch Mountain Thursday afternoon. Search & Rescue was called out to Wahkeena Falls in the Columbia…

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Deadly Fall at Angel’s Rest

BRIDAL VEIL, Ore. – A man fell to his death from a cliff at Angel’s Rest Friday morning while hiking with a friend in the Columbia River Gorge, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said. At around 9:50 a.m., the man fell from a 40 foot cliff about a half mile…