search and rescue

Injured hiker airlifted from Grayback Mountain

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore. – An injured hiker was rescued from Grayback Mountain. The Josephine County Sheriff’s Office said on Monday, January 18, a man and a woman were hiking about a mile from Grayback Cabin when the 42-year-old woman got injured and …

Missing Prospect girl found safe

Update (12/28/20 10:15 a.m.) – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office said Dystanie Lynn Rome-Elliott was found safe Sunday evening and she’s now home with her family. Original story: PROSPECT, Ore. — The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue team is searching …

Deputies search for missing woman with dementia

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. —  The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a missing Butte Falls woman with dementia.  Geraldine “Gerry” Hendricks, 80, was reported missing from her home Saturday evening. Dispatch received a call from Hendricks’ family in the 4400-block of Obenchain …

Hiker rescued from seaside cliff

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A stranded hiker and her dog were rescued from a seaside cliff along the Oregon Coast Monday. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on the afternoon of September 30, a 40-year-old woman was hiking with her dog when …

Missing child found safe in Curry County

CURRY COUNTY, Ore. – A missing child is now home safe thanks in part to Curry County deputies and a Brookings Police K9. The Curry County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday night, a woman was camping with her husband and children in …