Hiker Rescued Near Matthein Lake

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. – The Deschutes County Sheriff Office says they rescued a sick hiker near Mattheiu Lake late Tuesday night. Deputies say around 9:15 p.m. they received a 911 call for help from a Mary Johnson, 69, of Sioux City, Iowa, saying she had been backpacking and had become severely ill and could not … Continue reading »

Hiker Rescued from Pacific Crest Trail

DESCHUTES COUNTY, Ore. — A hiker had to be rescued from the Pacific Crest Trail in Central Oregon after running out of water Sunday evening. Thomas Gradt of Eugene was hiking the trail with two others. When they ran out of water, Gradt stayed put while the others went in search of water. They didn’t … Continue reading »