Willamette Valley News, Thursday 7/21 – Memorial Service for Spencer Webb This Evening, Drowning at Waldo Lake, RV Fire Damages Two West Eugene Homes

The latest news stories and stories of interest in the Willamette Valley from the digital home of Southern Oregon, from Wynne Broadcasting’s WillametteValleyMagazine.com

Thursday, July 21, 2022

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Memorial Service for Spencer Webb This Evening

Oregon athletics will host a public memorial service for tight end Spencer Webb, who died last week from an accidental fall at Triangle Lake.

The Webb family and Oregon football program are inviting the public to attend a celebration of Webb’s life at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Autzen Stadium Club.

Webb, 22, died from a head injury he suffered in an apparent accidental fall near the rock slides at Triangle Lake on July 13th.

Several hundred people, including most of UO’s football players, gathered outside Autzen Stadium for a candlelight vigil on the evening of July 14th.

Drowning at Waldo Lake

Last night at approximately 7:51pm, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office received a call that someone was missing and had possibly drowned in Waldo Lake.

Deputies along with Search and Rescue personnel were enroute when they learned that the male had been found unconscious in the water by bystanders on scene. 

Bystanders administered CPR until medics arrived. Upon their arrival, medics additionally administered CPR but the male did not survive. 

Deputies learned that the victim, a 24 year old male, had been sailing when he decided to go for a swim. His sailboat drifted away from him and he eventually slipped beneath the surface. 

The victim’s name is being withheld at this time pending next of kin notification. LCSO Case #22-4007 —

RV Fire Damages Two West Eugene Homes

Eugene Springfield Fire responded to a reported RV fire at 2580 Haig St in West Eugene.  Crews arrived to find a fully involved RV fire that had spread to two homes and near by trees.

Firefighters were able to stop the fire’s spread shortly after arriving.  High temps and and wind fueled the fire spread. There were no reported injuries and the cause is under investigation.

 Police Seek Help Identifying Threatening Suspect In Bookstore Thefts

The Eugene Police Department is asking for help finding a person suspected in multiple thefts.

Eugene police say the suspect has been stealing items from a local bookstore. They add that the suspect recently threatened to use a weapon while committing his crimes. Police describe the suspect as a white male in his 20s with average height and build, reddish hair, full sideburns and a short, scruffy beard.

Anyone with information on the suspect should contact EPD Detective John Loos at 541-682-5154, extension 1129.

Lane County Fair Under Way

Here at the Lane County Fair we create fun for children, teens, and adults of all ages! From carnival rides, to the fantastic festival foods, little racing piggies, local exhibitors, art and animals, and flying high Freestyle Motocross, everyone will love the Lane County Fair!

FUN facts about the Lane County Fair:

•The Lane County Fair runs every year for 5 days during the 3rd week of July.•Each day offers a fantastic new ride or admission special to keep money in your pockets! (These specials change yearly so be sure to check out the website at www.atthefair.com for this year’s specials!)

•On average, over 5,600 local exhibits are entered into the Fair!

•The Lane County Youth Fair holds their competitions and auctions during the Lane County Fair and all livestock exhibitors are encouraged to enter!


FOR MORE INFO: https://www.atthefair.com/

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Renews Pleas for Public’s Help on Kendra Hanks Investigation

UPDATE / CLARIFICATION – Kendra was last seen on Thursday, July 7, 2022 at 4:00 pm. She was reported as missing on Friday, July 8, 2022.  The earlier release has been updated to reflect this information. 

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office continues the investigation into the missing person case of Kendra Hanks and requests the public’s assistance with information.

Hanks was reported missing on Friday, July 8, 2022, by her family after she didn’t arrive home from her place of employment on Thursday, July 7, 2022. Hanks was last seen walking past B&D Meats on Highway 42 near Grange Road at approximately 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 7, 2022.

Since her disappearance, the Sheriff’s Office has been tirelessly searching for information. Early on, the Sheriff’s Office enlisted the assistance of the Douglas County Search and Rescue, the FBI, and the Douglas County Major Crimes Team, which consists of investigators from the Sheriff’s Office, Roseburg Police Department and Oregon State Police and in consultation with the Douglas County District Attorney’s Office.

Those who live in the area or were traveling through on July 7th are urged to call (541) 440-4471 with any information which may be helpful to investigators. Reviewing video surveillance systems and dash cameras could provide valuable clues which will assist in solving the case. Residents can upload video or photographic footage by going to www.dcso.com/publichelp

Hanks is described as a white female adult who is 5’02” tall, weighing 140lbs with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last known to be wearing a dark hoodie, jeans, yellow checkered Vans shoes and carrying a black backpack purse.

In order to protect the integrity of the investigation, additional details will not be made public at this time. 

World Athletics Championships Schedule

Timetable released for World Athletics Championships Oregon22 |  PRESS-RELEASES | World Athletics

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will see more than 1900 athletes from 192 teams compete at Eugene’s Hayward Field between 15-24 July.

The action started with men’s hammer qualifying on Friday 15 July, while the women’s 4x400m final brings the competition to a close on Sunday 24 July. You can keep up-to-date with the latest on the World Athletics website, its associated platforms and via a number of broadcasters around the world.

Here’s how you can follow it all: The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will be streamed live in some territories on the World Athletics YouTube and Facebook channels. Action from each session will be shown.

The livestream will not be available in all territories.

TV channels: NBC Sports, USA Network and CNBC. Check the complete TV schedule for the 2022 World Athletics Championships in order to see when the event you want to watch is airing on broadcast TV and when. The list is subject to change, and some broadcasters may only show highlights coverage, while others will show the event live. Please check your local listings to find out more information. https://worldathletics.org/ A detailed NBC schedule can be found here.

We want to keep you informed about COVID-19 in Oregon. Data are provisional and change frequently. For more information, including COVID-19 data by county, visit our dashboard: http://ow.ly/OjS350K0Am5

Screen shot of linked dashboard shows an decrease trend in test positivity. Hospitalizations, cases, and vaccinations have plateaued. Please visit healthoregon.org/coronavirus for more.

Hospital capacity, approval of Novavax COVID-19 vaccine and hMPXV response highlights of OHA media event

Hospitals across Oregon are facing capacity and staffing issues related to high COVID-19 spread and other reasons, according to the state’s top health officer.

“Hospitals are stressed across the state due to patients with COVID-19 as well as other diseases, in conjunction with impacts on the workforce from COVID-19,” said Dean Sidelinger, M.D. MSEd, health officer and state epidemiologist, during Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) monthly COVID-19 media availability Wednesday.

Sidelinger said OHA will continue to work closely with health systems to ensure adequate care for patients. He encouraged residents to help reduce the strain on hospitals by getting vaccinated, and staying up to date on their boosters. “We also want to remind older residents and adults at high risk who do get COVID-19 that the highly effective treatment called Paxlovid is available as a pill,” he said.

Sidelinger encouraged residents to consider simple measures to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and ensure hospitals retain their capacity to care for their most critical patients. This includes wearing well-fighting masks in indoor spaces.

Sidelinger said Oregon continues to have a high level of community spread tied to the predominance of the BA.5 subvariant.

Sidelinger reported the number of hospitalized COVID-19-positive patients, 424 as of July 20, fell below projections in the latest model that predicted hospitalizations would peak at 479 COVID-positive patients in mid-July.

Sidelinger also highlighted news that the Novavax two-dose COVID-19 vaccine for adults was endorsed Tuesday for Emergency Authorization Use by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup. The workgroup represents Oregon, Washington, California and Nevada.

The Novavax vaccine uses a proven technology to stimulate the human immune system, which has been used for decades for vaccines for shingles, hepatitis B and the flu. Sidelinger said the Novavax vaccine will be available for people not yet vaccinated and will likely arrive in Oregon and be available in the next few weeks.

Sidelinger also provided an update on hMPXV in Oregon, noting 32 presumptive and confirmed cases of hMPXV in four counties — Lane, Multnomah, Washington and Clackamas — all among men.

“OHA is working with its federal partners to secure doses of the hMPXV vaccine, which have remained in short supply,” said Sidelinger. “As more vaccine becomes available, OHA will work with its local public health, Tribal, community and health care partners to encourage vaccination among those most at risk, and promote vaccine clinics, which are expected to begin over the next week.”

Here are the talking points from today’s media availability.

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OHCS Director Andrea Bell testifies before Congress over tax incentives for affordable housing

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon Housing and Community Services Executive Director Andrea Bell testified before the Senate Committee on Finance on Wednesday morning. Committee Chair Ron Wyden, D-Ore., convened the congressional hearing to examine the role of tax incentives in affordable housing.

During the hearing, Director Bell explained how the tax code supports affordable housing for rental and homeownership because the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic has made it even harder to produce affordable housing. Construction costs have gone up drastically due to the rising cost of commodities needed for construction, supply chain disruptions, and workforce shortages.

“In the state of Oregon, nearly 70 percent of all rental homes financed in the last five years relied on bonds,” Director Bell said. “Housing finance agencies and our partners across the nation are doing everything that we can to prevent deals from falling through, but the unfortunate reality is that sometimes-financing gaps are simply too large and, in some cases, there are no resources to pull from.”

Similar to other states, Oregon has a severe housing supply shortage. Even though OHCS is substantially ahead of schedule three years into the 5-year Statewide Housing Plan, with nearly 19,000 affordable homes in the pipeline, 90 percent of the goal of 25,000 homes, it is not enough to meet the growing need. More than 584,000 homes are needed to meet our state’s population growth over the next twenty years. Nearly half of those homes must be built to be affordable to low-income Oregonians.

“With rising interest rates, escalating home prices, skyrocketing rents due to the mismatch of supply and demand, many would-be homeowners are often left stuck renting,” testified Director Bell. “And more than 70 percent of extremely low-income renters across the United States spent more than half of their income on housing in 2021. That is 70 percent of individuals that have to make tough decisions every single month throughout the year about what bills they will be able to pay and how they are going to get by.”

Director Bell urged Congressional action to address the housing crisis and advance four bills she addressed in her testimony—The Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act (AHCIA), the LIFELINE Act, the Affordable Housing Bond Enhancement Act, and the Neighborhood Homes Investment Act—to truly address the affordable housing crisis for both renters and homeowners.

The AHCIA is bipartisan legislation that would increase the supply of affordable housing by over 2 million homes, supporting 3 million jobs and generating $120 billion in tax revenues and $346 billion in wages and business income. The most critical provisions in the AHCIA for increasing production are lowering the 50 percent test for bond-financed Housing Credit developments and increasing the Housing Credit volume cap. Lowering the 50 percent test is especially important for Oregon because of the state’s high demand for bond cap. If the threshold for generating the full amount of 4 percent credits were lowered from 50 percent to 25 percent of total project costs, OHCS could finance more affordable housing using the same amount of total bond cap.

Director Bell’s full congressional testimony can be viewed here

Oregon Adds 8,700 Jobs in June

In Oregon, nonfarm payroll employment grew by 8,700 in June, following gains averaging 6,200 jobs in the prior seven months. Monthly gains in June were largest in construction (+2,800 jobs), other services (+1,600), health care and social assistance (+1,300), and leisure and hospitality (+1,300 jobs). Government (-600 jobs) was the only major industry that shed a substantial number of jobs.

As of June, Oregon has regained 94% of jobs lost at the onset of the pandemic. The U.S. has regained 98%. Oregon’s private sector is close to a full jobs recovery, having regained 98% of pandemic recession losses.

Construction employment rose rapidly over the past 12 months, reaching a record of 118,700 jobs in June, well above the pre-pandemic peak of 112,300 in February 2020. Since June 2021, construction added 8,700 jobs, or 7.9%, faster growth than the private-sector gain of 5.2%. All construction industries grew rapidly over the past 12 months, with several growing by double-digits: building finishing contractors (+13.2%), building equipment contractors (+11.5%), heavy and civil engineering construction (+10.8%), and specialty trade contractors (+10.7%).

Leisure and hospitality rapidly added jobs this year and last year. It added 28,500 jobs, or 16.4%, since June 2021. Despite these gains, leisure and hospitality still accounts for a large share of the jobs Oregon has not recovered since early 2020, with 14,600 jobs left to recover to reach the prior peak month of February 2020. The industry has regained 87% of jobs lost early in the pandemic.

Health care and social assistance added jobs rapidly throughout the first half of this year—gaining 7,900 jobs through June—following a stagnant period throughout 2021. Most of the gains were seen in ambulatory health care services, which added 4,000 jobs during the first six months of this year, and in social assistance, which added 2,400 jobs. 

Oregon’s unemployment rate of 3.6% in June was essentially unchanged from 3.5%, as revised, in May. Oregon’s unemployment rate has been below 4.0% for the past four months. The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.6% in March, April, May, and June.

Next Press Releases – The Oregon Employment Department plans to release the June county and metropolitan area unemployment rates on Tuesday, July 26, and the next statewide unemployment rate and employment survey data for July on Wednesday, August 17.

Notes:  All numbers in the above narrative are seasonally adjusted, except for the component industries within construction and health care and social assistance.

The Oregon Employment Department and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) work cooperatively to develop and publish monthly Oregon payroll employment and labor force data. The estimates of monthly job gains and losses are based on a survey of businesses. The estimates of unemployment are based on a survey of households and other sources. 

The Oregon Employment Department publishes payroll employment estimates that are revised quarterly by using employment counts from employer unemployment insurance tax records. All department publications use this Official Oregon Series data unless noted otherwise. This month’s release incorporates the October, November and December 2021 tax records data. The department continues to make the original nonfarm payroll employment series available; these data are produced by the BLS.

The PDF version of the news release can be found at QualityInfo.org/press-release. To obtain the data in other formats such as in Excel, visit QualityInfo.org, then within the top banner, select Economic Data, then choose LAUS or CES. To request the press release as a Word document, contact the person shown at the top of this press release.

To file a claim for unemployment benefits or get more information about unemployment programs, visit Oregon.gov/employ.

The Oregon Employment Department (OED) is an equal opportunity agency. Everyone has a right to use OED programs and services. OED provides free help. Some examples are: Sign language and spoken language interpreters, written materials in other languages, braille, large print, audio and other formats. If you need help, please call 971-673-6400. TTY users call 711. You can also ask for help at OED_Communications@employ.oregon.gov.

The Coos County District Attorney says two police officers were justified when they shot and killed a murder suspect in June.

Coos Bay Police officer Detective Aaron Whittenberg and Coos County Sheriff’s Office Sergeant Dan Henthorne shot and killed 37-year-old Matthew Tyler Michel on June 14.

District Attorney Paul Frasier says the two were part of a team attempting to arrest Michel at the Global Inn after identifying him as a suspect in the shooting death of Amber Townsend.

Frasier said Wednesday that Michel still posed a deadly threat with the weapon. Townsend was found dead on June 11 after being shot with a shotgun on Cape Arago Highway. Michel was already on law enforcement’s radar after failing to report to his probation officer.

In a briefing after the shooting, Frasier said Michel threatened officers with a knife before being shot. But in a new development Wednesday (July 20), Frasier said the knife was in a sheath at the time of the shooting, but officers did not realize that until Michel was down.

Frasier stated that based on the evidence, the officers had reason to believe Michel posed a deadly threat. During Wednesday’s press briefing, Frasier walked through body camera video being worn by officers during the arrest attempt.

Officers confronted Michel in his hotel room and yelled at him not to reach for items on his bed, including the knife. Frasier also said that Michel had stayed in another room at the Global Inn before Townsend’s death and that housekeeping staff had found shotgun ammunition in that room.

Despite Michel being deceased, Frasier says the investigation into Townsend’s death will remain open as officers continue to examine evidence.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call the Coos County Sheriff’s Office: (541) 396-7800

Metallica Continues Partnership With Clackamas Community College To Fund Trade Programs

Clackamas Community College is partnering with rock band Metallica for the fourth year to help with funding for technical education programs.

Since establishing the Metallica Scholars Initiative in 2019, the band’s All Within My Hands Foundation has been working with the community college to provide direct support for career and technical education programs.“Our goal for the Metallica Scholars Initiative is to shine a light on workforce education and support the next generation of tradespeople. With the addition of the 2022-2023 Metallica Scholars program, our grants will reach over 2,000 students in 32 community colleges across 27 states. We are honored to support these students of all ages and backgrounds and look forward to growing the program even farther in the future,” Pete Delgrosso, All Within My Hands executive director, said.

According to the All Within My Hands Foundation, on average, students who complete the program see new job opportunities and increased salary potential up to three times higher than pre-program.

Clackamas Community College on Tuesday announced it will focus its efforts on providing tools, personal protection equipment, and support for students in the “heavy metal” programs of industrial technology, welding, and automotive.

“Not only do our students take extreme pride in being selected as Metallica Scholars, but we have also seen proof that this funding from All Within My Hands makes a real difference in the success of our students,” CCC President Tim Cook said.

For more information about the Metallica Scholars program at Clackamas Community College, contact Tom Brown at thomasb@clackamas.edu or call 503-594-3956.

A federal appeals court has rejected claims that irrigation, pesticides and grazing in several Klamath Basin national wildlife refuges are managed in violation of environmental laws.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has also dismissed arguments by farm representatives that agriculture is too strictly regulated in the Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Last year, a federal judge threw out multiple lawsuits filed in 2017 against a “comprehensive conservation plan” for five refuges within the complex.

A unanimous panel of three 9th Circuit judges has now upheld that decision, ruling that the Fish and Wildlife Service’s plan complies with all the laws governing the 200,000-acre refuge complex.

“Given the extensive evidence in the record supporting the choices made by the Service, the panel saw nothing that authorized us, as the reviewing court, to make different choices,” the 9th Circuit said.

More than 20,000 acres in two of the refuges are leased for crop cultivation, which environmental advocates complained is prioritized over wildlife habitat.

The 9th Circuit has disagreed with that argument, ruling the Fish and Wildlife Service’s plan struck the appropriate balance between agriculture and wildfowl management as required by refuge management statutes.

Environmental advocates also claimed the federal government violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to consider scaling back agricultural leases on refuge lands.

However, the agency properly explained it didn’t consider this option because farming helps waterfowl populations by providing them with food, the 9th Circuit said.

Also, reducing farmed acreage in the refuges would not make more water available for wetlands, since it would instead go to more senior irrigators elsewhere, the ruling said.

In developing the management plan, Fish and Wildlife Service was “constrained by a complex system of water rights that is largely beyond its control,” the 9th Circuit said.

The government’s rules for pesticide spraying also came under fire from environmental advocates, who claimed the government should have evaluated heightened chemical restrictions.

The 9th Circuit has found that argument “unavailing,” since the Fish and Wildlife Service reasonably decided that further restricting pesticide usage wasn’t feasible, the 9th Circuit said.

“FWS adequately explained that some amount of pesticide use was necessary on the Refuges to ensure sufficient crop production, on which Refuge waterfowl now depend,” the ruling said.

Similarly, the government didn’t have to evaluate livestock curtailments in one of the refuges, since it considers grazing necessary to control weed species and promote sage-grouse habitat, the 9th Circuit said.

“Overall, FWS concluded that the negative effects of the limited, managed grazing program on sage-grouse were outweighed by the positive effects of the program,” the ruling said.

While most objections to the refuge management plan centered on environmental concerns, restrictions on crop production were also challenged by several farms and agricultural organizations.

These plaintiffs claimed the management plan violated federal laws by increasing the acreage devoted to wetlands and unharvested grain, among other requirements.

The 9th Circuit disagreed that farming is “automatically consistent” with proper waterfowl management and thus limits on agriculture are unauthorized.

Federal refuge management statutes “unambiguously prioritize” wildlife over agriculture, which must be consistent with waterfowl objectives, the ruling said.

Wolves in the Rogue Pack have killed two more cattle in the Fort Klamath area.

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said the most recent incident attributed to the Rogue Pack, wolves that move between Jackson and Klamath counties, resulted in the death of a yearling steer on Sunday, July 17.

According to an ODFW investigation, that morning a livestock producer found a dead, approximately 950-pound yearling steer in a large private-land grass pasture.

The report said portions of the hindquarters and neck had been consumed and estimate the steer died 36-48 hours before the investigation. Physical evidence showed multiple pre-mortem tooth scrapes up to three inches long and an ⅛-inch wide around the left shoulder. In addition, areas of pre-mortem hemorrhage and soft tissue trauma were observed near both elbows and the neck.

“The pre-mortem bite scrapes and tissue trauma are clear signs of a predator attack,” the report says. “The injuries are consistent with injuries on other cattle attacked by wolves in this area. This depredation is attributed to the Rogue Pack.”

Two days earlier, on Friday, July 15, another kill was reported. According to the ODFW report, that morning a ranch manager found an injured, 800-pound yearling steer in a private land grass pasture. Because of the severity of the injuries the steer was euthanized.

Based on the investigation, it is estimated the steer was injured approximately 12 hours earlier. Physical evidence indicated several pre-mortem tooth scrapes on the yearling’s hide on both hindquarters and groin measuring up to four inches in length and ¼-inch in width along with associated pre-mortem hemorrhage and trauma to underlying tissues. The report n also said there was a large open wound with missing muscle tissue on the right hindquarter above the hock.

“The injuries are consistent with injuries on other cattle attacked by wolves. This depredation is attributed to the Rogue Pack,” the report said.

The two incidents occurred days after a July 12 incident, also in the Fort Klamath area, that resulted in the death of an 11-month-old, 775-pound cow on a private land pasture. That kill was also attributed to the Rogue Pack.

Until recently the Rogue Pack had not been involved in cattle kills since January.

Lineman Rodeo returns to the northwest after three-year hiatus

All proceeds from raffle and merchandise sales go to the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emmanuel Hospital.

Lineman Rodeo returns to Gresham after 3-year pause

GRESHAM, Ore. — Speed pole climbing and hurt-man rescues are just two among several of the competitive challenges lineworkers will face off in during Saturday’s 2022 Northwest Lineman Rodeo. Teams of journeypersons and apprentices representing utilities from across the West will showcase their speed, safety and trade skills while celebrating their pride in the profession.   

Taking place at the PGE Linneman Substation (3490 W Powell Loop, Gresham, Oregon), the opening flag ceremony will be held at 8 a.m. with competitions happening until 4 p.m., when winners will be announced. Winners can then compete in mid-October at the International Lineman’s Rodeo held in Kansas.

The event draws lineworkers from Oregon, Washington, Idaho and other western states. Event sponsors include Pacific Power, Portland General Electric, IBEW Local 125, IBEW Local 659 and Clark Public Utilities. Pacific Power crews and apprentice lineworkers competing this year are traveling from as far as Medford, Roseburg and Walla Walla.

While competitions for lineworkers and apprentices take top billing at this event, the rodeo offers fun for the whole family. Concessions and activities for kids will be available on site. Parking and admission are FREE. 

All proceeds from raffle and merchandise sales go to the Oregon Burn Center at Legacy Emmanuel Hospital. 

For more information, visit: www.pacificnorthwestlinemanrodeo.org


Media are invited for a Lineman Rodeo sneak peek. Join us Friday, July 22 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for interviews with lineworkers and to film competitive demonstrations. PGE Linneman Substation (3490 W Powell Loop, Gresham, Oregon). Call 503-813-6018 for more information. 

About Pacific Power  – Pacific Power provides safe and reliable electric service to more than 764,000 customers in Oregon, Washington and California. The company supplies customers with electricity from a diverse portfolio of generating plants including hydroelectric, thermal, wind, geothermal and solar resources. Pacific Power is part of PacifiCorp, one of the lowest-cost electricity producers in the United States, with 2 million customers in six western states. For more information, visit www.pacificpower.net.

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May be an image of 1 person and text that says 'MISSING Hannah Rhoten Age: 23 Eye color: blue Hair color: brown Height: 5'3 Weight: 130-160 Last seen in Ashland, Oregon Hannah may have a tan dog with her, be wearing her septum piercing, and glasses. The last person she was seen with goes by "Bones". Hannah may be traveling on foot. On May 15, she was staying somewhere called "The Village". If you see/have seen Hannah, please contact the Eugene PD or Ashland PD. We just want her found safe and okay.'

Women Missing Since May 1st 2022 between Medford, Grants Pass and Roseburg per Oregon State Police

MAKENNA KENDALL                                   5/3/2022
ERICA LEE  HUTCHINSON                          5/26/2022                          
MARIAH DANIELLE SHARP                          6/12/2022          
KAITLYN RAE NELSON                                  6/14/2022                 
BROOKLYN JOHNS                                     6/14/2022
DONNA LEPP                                               6/27/2022  
BARBARA  DELEPINE                                    7/4/2022                     
KENDRA MARIE HANKS                              7/7/2022
CORI BOSHANE MCCANN                             7/8/2022
RAVEN RILEY                                                7/13/2022
TAHUANA RILEY                                        7/13/2022

Women Missing Since May 1st 2022 in Lane County per Oregon State Police

BREISA RAQUEAL SIKEL                            5/3/2022
HANNAH MARIE RHOTEN                             5/17/2022
MARISSA ALEESA DAMBROSIO                  5/18/2022
LOUISA DAY AVA                                           5/28/2022             
AMY CHRISTINA SULLIVAN                          6/1/2022
NIKKI ELIZABETH  ZEREBNY                              6/6/2022
SHADOW STAR SEVIGNY                               6/17/2022
SHAUNA LEAH HOGAN                             6/17/2022
AIRIONNA CHEALSEY RHODES                    6/27/2022           
KARISSA RENEE ADAMS                                7/6/2000
VERONICA ESSYNCE DELERIO                    7/6/2022
AUBRIE HANNA STEPHENS                           7/10/2022     
LARA IVEY STEINMETZ                                 7/11/2022
SARA LINDSAY SCHAEFER                            7/12/2022

This is just a small compilation of missing women’s pictures in the area. There are of course women missing all over Oregon and men and children missing. Sadly most of them never get any attention. Family and friends must keep any information going and lead investigations so that they aren’t just forgotten. https://www.oregon.gov/osp/missing/pages/missingpersons.aspx

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Contact – Missing Children/Adults Clearinghouse
Phone: 503-934-0188
Toll Free: 1-800-282-7155

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