UPDATE: Hunter found after searching in Lemhi County


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UPDATE 12:15 p.m.

A man who disappeared during a hunting trip Tuesday evening has been found, according to Sheriff Steve Penner.

Penner says the man was able to walk to safety Wednesday morning and is in good condition.


LEADORE — A 63-year-old man is missing in the Little Eight Mile area of Lemhi County near the Idaho/Montana border.

The man, whose name has not been released, was reported missing at about 7:30 p.m. Tuesday after he did not return to his camp.

Lemhi County Sheriff Steve Penner says the man was with someone, but they got separated, and the hunter got lost.

Lemhi County Search and Rescue and the Idaho Air National Guard are searching the area. They have people on the ground, on horses and a helicopter searching for the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lemhi County Sheriff’s Office at (208) 756-8980.

EastIdahoNews.com will update this article with more details when they become available.

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