Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted: Sun, April 7 2013 at 11:48 PM, Updated: Mon, April 8 2013 at 8:09 PM
***UPDATE: Missing skier has been found safe***
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says they are searching for 52-year-old Carol Koon from Chiloquin who went missing from Mt. Ashland Sunday afternoon.
Her family said they last saw her between 2-2:30pm inside the ski lodge. She told her family she was going to ski the "bowl" and has not been seen since.
Officials say Carol was last seen wea
ring a black ski coat and pants, red ski boots, orange and yellow skis and carrying gray ski poles.
She has blondish-gray hair and was wearing sunglasses.
Anyone who may know Carol Koon's whereabouts or saw her past 2pm is asked to call the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 541-774-6800.
Christine Pitawanich was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. In 2010, she received a master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in New York.
Christine also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from the University of Washington.
Before joining the NBC5 News team, she had the opportunity to file reports from Washington D.C. for WFFT FOX Ft. Wayne News in Indiana. Christine has also interned at KOMO-TV in Seattle.
Christine loves to ski, try new food and have fun in the outdoors.