Corvallis Hiker Rescued From Mt. Hood

MT. HOOD, Ore. — An injured hiker from Corvallis was rescued from Mt. Hood just after midnight on Friday. David Anderson, 53, called his wife on Thursday morning, saying he was disoriented in the fog and had twisted his knee. Anderson was 11 days into a three month hike down the Pacific Crest Trail. Searchers … Continue reading »

Wildfires Prompt Trail Closures

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Parts of the Pacific Crest Trail are closed between Highway 138 and 58 due to wildfires, which are burning about six miles northeast of Lemolo Lake. Firefighters are working to put out two wildfires near Windigo Butte. The Cow Horn Fire is about 1/4 acre. The Butte Fire, north of the Mount … 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 »