HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the search for a 57-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday while skiing on Mt. Hood has become a recovery effort.Sgt. Pete Hughes with the Hood River Sheriff's Office told television station KEZI that after consulting with a doctor, authorities believe Steve Leavitt has not survived.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are searching for a skier reported missing at Mt. Hood Meadows east of Portland, Oregon.Sgt. Pete Hughes of the Hood River County Sheriff's Office says 57-year-old Steve Leavitt of The Dalles was reported missing Tuesday night. He was last seen before noon when his ski pass was scanned on a chair lift.Hughes says search teams were hampered overnight by high winds, rain and then snow. The search continued Wednesday morning.