WALLA WALLA COUNTY - A missing 12-year-old girl has been found in the Blue Mountains about 10 miles east of Walla Walla around 6:45 Wednesday morning.
Trisha Patterson from Camas became separated from her family during a hike Tuesday evening near her grandfather's cabin. She found a vacant cabin and wrapped herself in a flag to stay warm until she was found.
Sheriff's deputies searched overnight with help from volunteers on foot, ATVs and motorcycles. A helicopter with a thermal imaging camera was also brought in from Spokane.
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