Search for Missing Hiker Scaled Back - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Search for Missing Hiker Scaled Back

Mark Swenson is still missing Mark Swenson is still missing
CHELAN COUNTY, Wash. - The Chelan County Sheriff's Office is scaling back its number and frequency of searchers for missing hiker Mark Swenson. For now, they will be searching specific areas based on tips. 
 
On Tuesday, Snohomish County Search and Rescue crews did another fly over of the area where they believe Mark is lost.  The Chelan County Sheriff's Office also dispatched a small crew of searchers to a certain area after receiving a tip.
 
The family wants to find people to volunteer and go search the area for Mark.  The Sheriff's office welcomes the help, however they caution potential volunteers about the rugged terrain in the area. They are advising only experienced hikers join in the search effort.
 
If you are interested in helping in the search for Mark, you can contact his stepson, Eric Smith, at 1-509-393-1167
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