Missing Hunter Located Near Queets River

Queets, WA – The Coast Guard rescued a 21-year-old hunter missing near the Queets River, in Washington on Monday.

Coast Guard Sector Columbia River received a request for assistance from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office after the woman failed to appear at a pre-planned pick up site at Yahoo Lake near Queets Sunday.

An MH-60 helicopter crew from Air Station Astoria was launched to aid searchers and spotted the woman approximately nine miles from Yahoo Lake at 6 p.m. She was taken to Forks, uninjured, where Jefferson County Sheriff’s personnel were waiting.


News Director of Jodesha Broadcasting since October 2007. Dave Haviland moved to Grays Harbor in 1979 and graduated from Aberdeen High School in 1993.