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Drowning victim, Kelley, recovered from river

After 11 days of waiting, the family of Austin Kelley, 26, of Tumwater, Wash., has answers to his disappearance. A call came into the Idaho County Sheriff’s Department at 9:23 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 to report Kelley’s body had been spotted.

September 21, 2016 6 a.m. read more..

‘He was such a good guy’

“If there had been a sign, it wouldn’t save a lot of lives, but it would have saved Austin’s.” Jared Ross, father-in-law of presumed drowning victim Austin Kelley, talked Saturday, Sept. 10, about his disappointment there is not some marker at the site outlining the dangers inherent in the river. He spoke quietly, not with anger but a sorrow running deeper than the 48-foot current of water flowing in the Salmon River.

September 14, 2016 6 a.m. read more..


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