Coast Guard rescues missing Queets hunter

The Coast Guard rescued a 21-year-old hunter missing near Queets River, Wash., 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, Wash., 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, Wash., uninjured where Jefferson County Sheriff’s personnel were waiting.