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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.  :'(

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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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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #25 on: December 30, 2015, 04:34:33 PM »
Then there was this today.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/30/entertainment/oklahoma-craig-strickland-missing/index.html

As a side note, I hunted a couple years at a wheat/cattle ranch between St John and Endicott in the very area where the hunter on the Palouse disappeared.  River must be up, because it wasn't very deep when I was hunting there.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #26 on: December 30, 2015, 10:25:31 PM »
Sad.
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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #27 on: December 31, 2015, 05:42:49 AM »
This is sad news. Prayers to the family. I was hunting along the Palouse last weekend and it was too high for me to cross in most spots. All the birds I jumped flew across. It looked like some deep holes in a lot of the slow water.

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Re: Hunter missing near Palouse River
« Reply #29 on: December 31, 2015, 07:19:56 AM »
I happen to work only 6 miles from this place. Joe Delong is one of our customers. I guess I got misinformed on the dog being at the rig. Either way I feel like when the search crew went out the night before at around 10:00 they should have followed the water's edge. If nothing else it would serve as a border to the search area and narrow your field. Suck's that this happened to this guy and hopefully people will better understand how dangerous the water is in weather like this.

 

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