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Search and Rescue crews and an air ambulance medics were called out to help an injured hiker stranded in a remote area.  It happened Thursday  morning northeast of Prineville at Twin Pillars Trailhead, near Wildcat Campground.   Julie Packard, 38, fell and broke her leg while hiking with relatives. She was about 4 ½ miles from the trailhead at the time.  LifeFlight was activated due to the remoteness of the area, savage said. Deputies, fire personnel and SAR members were able to hike in, reaching the woman around 1:40 p.m.

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  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.