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Teen Missing After Canoe Capsizes In The Kettle River

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STEVENS COUNTY, Wash. - According to the Stevens County Sheriff's Office a 14-year-old girl, Laura Jean Rose Enquist, and her brother Joseph, were canoeing around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Kettle River in North Stevens County when their orange fifteen foot canoe capsized, both were carried downstream.

Joseph was able to make it to shore but lost sight of his sister. It's believed Joseph was wearing a life jacket but Laura was not. Laura was last seen wearing blue jeans, a white sleeveless t-shirt and black shoes.

She is 5'3", 120 pounds with blue eyes and brown braided hair. The Stevens County Sheriffs Office, US Border Patrol, Ferry County Sheriffs Office, Department of Natural Resources, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife and the National Park Service are all part of the search.

The search continued until dark and will resume Thursday morning. The Stevens County Dive Team will also be aiding in the search effort.

>>>Anyone with information is asked to call the Stevens County Sheriffs Office at (800) 572-0947 or (509) 684-5296.
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