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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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Three 19-year-old hikers rescued near Oneonta Falls

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — It took search crews several hours to rescue three hikers who lost their way near Oneonta Falls Saturday According to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, 19-year-old Leah Freeman, Kyra Jorgensen and Andrew Scott climbed up “elevator shaft” in the Gorge around 3 p.m. Saturday. They planned…

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Injured hikers rescued from Columbia River Gorge trails

MULTNOMAH COUNTY, Ore. — Crews helped rescue two injured hikers along Columbia River Gorge trails Thursday afternoon. The first hiker slid off the trail and injured their ankle about a mile up the Wahkeena Falls Trail around noon. Another hiker fell and suffered a leg injury about a mile away on the…

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2 hikers rescued Saturday night above Oneonta Falls

PORTLAND, Ore. A day hike turned into a late night rescue after a pair of hikers got lost on the Multnomah Falls trails. According to the Multnomah County Sheriff’s office, the couple called 911 around 9:30 p.m., Saturday. They texted rescuers a picture of a nearby sign and crews were…