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Hunter missing near Palouse River
« on: December 30, 2015, 10:52:49 AM »
Just got info that a hunter has been missing since yesterday from Spokane. He was hunting down south of St John on the river. Somewhere off of Delong rd and Mulkey rd. They went looking for him today and found his pickup and his dog by the pickup but he isn't around. He may have went into the water. They have a chopper assisting in the search as well. Hopefully they find him. It was cold last night.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2015, 11:07:25 AM »
Man I hope this turns out better than it looks.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2015, 11:17:38 AM »
Oh no  :'(

Seems like we're getting more of these events this year.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2015, 11:24:08 AM »
Hopefully the dog can help find him.  Prayers for his safe recovery.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2015, 11:25:06 AM »
The dog being back at the truck worries me.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2015, 11:32:32 AM »
The dog being back at the truck worries me.

That's never a good sign I hope they find him
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2015, 11:52:01 AM »
Oh man!!! That is no good....maybe he fell in a hole and broke his leg!  Hopefully they find him alive.  Prayers for the family!

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2015, 11:57:46 AM »
Dang ...doesn't sound good at all ... We can only pray he is found and well !

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #8 on: December 30, 2015, 12:32:47 PM »
Well there is enough snow up above the canyon for there to be tracks but it's a South facing bluff so he might not have left tracks everywhere. I would think you could follow his tracks in the snow. :dunno: Hopefully they don't go to the ice on the water. I haven't been down to the river this winter but it does freeze over in a lot of places.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #9 on: December 30, 2015, 01:18:01 PM »
Too bad.


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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #10 on: December 30, 2015, 01:26:01 PM »
Oh no! It does seem like there have been a lot more stories of guys being hurt/lost/injured this season.


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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #11 on: December 30, 2015, 01:47:13 PM »
I can't seem to find anything on the newswires about this, nor on the Spokane County Sheriff page. You would think that it would make the news if he has been missing since yesterday.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #12 on: December 30, 2015, 01:53:30 PM »
http://www.whitmancounty.org/sheriff/DailyLog.aspx

Just a sheriff's log report for a missing person. I don't think they know anything except he's missing so far. So no news yet.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2015, 02:36:18 PM »
The search chopper just went north towards Spokane and some of the search team came back into town. No word yet.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #14 on: December 30, 2015, 02:44:25 PM »
Keeping him and his family in my thoughts and prayers.  Hope this story ends well; we've had way too many end poorly this winter.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2015, 02:47:14 PM »
I can't seem to find anything on the newswires about this, nor on the Spokane County Sheriff page. You would think that it would make the news if he has been missing since yesterday.

I saw it this morning on my facebook.  I don't remember who but it might have been Pullman or Lewiston radio/tv/newspaper that posted it.  I don't think it was one of the Spokane news outlets.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #16 on: December 30, 2015, 03:57:24 PM »
I got word they found his body. I'll update what I find out.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #17 on: December 30, 2015, 03:59:50 PM »
 :'(
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #18 on: December 30, 2015, 04:02:16 PM »
Dang.  So sorry for the family.  :'(

Be safe out there guys and gals.  I can't believe that it's me saying it but be safe in the field.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #19 on: December 30, 2015, 04:02:55 PM »
Here's what Pullman Radio News has on facebook

UPDATE: Missing Hunter Found Dead in Palouse River

Search crews found the body of a 59 year old Odessa man who went missing while hunting in Central Whitman County. The body was discovered this afternoon in the Palouse River around one o'clock. More details to be released later today.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #21 on: December 30, 2015, 04:07:23 PM »
Terrible news, sad.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #22 on: December 30, 2015, 04:08:39 PM »
Man we have seen too many of these this year already.  Sad, sad, stuff.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #23 on: December 30, 2015, 04:10:17 PM »
very sad. What ever happened with the hunter that was missing near king city a month or two ago?
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #24 on: December 30, 2015, 04:24:01 PM »
Very sad.
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