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UPDATE: Dennis Whitney returned home safe Tuesday evening and the Sheriff's Office says the investigation is closed. 


LA PINE, OR -- The Deschutes County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 74-year-old La Pine man missing since Monday. Dennis Whitney is known to frequent the Cascade Lakes area and Highway 31 east of La Pine.


He's described as a white male with grey hair, 5'11" and 175 pounds. Whitney was last seen wearing a denim shirt, black Levis, brown boots and a grey and white "boonie" type hat. He may be driving a white Toyota pickup similar to the one picture below, with Oregon license ZCQ 188. It has a white canopy and an orange ribbon sticker on the left side of the tailgate.


Anyone with information on Whitney's whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 541-693-6911. 


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