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Injured hiker rescued in Coos County

COOS COUNTY, Ore. – An injured hiker was rescued in a remote area of the Oregon Coast. The Coos County Sheriff’s Office said on September 21, a 24-year-old man called 911 and told dispatchers he was lost in the woods. Using GPS …

Hiker injured in fall, still cited

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. — A Gold Beach man fell into a creek and hurt his ankle while hiking. He was rescued by the Curry County Sheriff’s Office, and now he’s being cited. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office says they got a call …

Hiker in distress rescued near Diamond Lake

DIAMOND LAKE, Ore. – A hiker in distress was rescued by search and rescue crews thanks in part to a personal GPS tracker. The Klamath County Sheriff’s Office was made aware of an SOS signal emanating from a SPOT Personal Tracker. The …

Body found in Illinois River

Illinois Valley, Ore.- Law enforcement agencies were called to the Illinois River Thursday afternoon after a hiker discovered a body. According to the Illinois Valley Fire District, the hiker was walking along the river about five miles from the Snailback Falls trail …

Man rescued after 5 days in Kalmiopsis Wilderness

Kalmiopsis Wilderness- A Eugene man spent five days stranded in the Kalmiopsis Wilderness in Josephine County before he was spotted and rescued Wednesday. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office was notified Monday that Matt Dunberg, 42, of Eugene hadn’t returned home when expected. …