Mushroom hunter missing in Skamania County

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Associated Press

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 9:32 PM

STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — The Skamania County sheriff's office is looking for a mushroom hunter who has been missing since Saturday afternoon in an area of dense brush in the southwest Washington county.

The sheriff's office says others who were with 60-year-old Gail Wietrick of Trout Lake searched for her Saturday night and Sunday before notifying authorities at 3 p.m. Sunday.

About 15 searchers are in the area Monday, with an additional 35 requested through the Washington State Department of Emergency Management.

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