|Missing woman found alive near Ransom Creek|
|Written by Don Iler, Pilot staff writer|
|January 15, 2014 02:04 pm|
The woman missing since yesterday was found alive in the area of Ransom Creek near the intersections of Brook Lane and Timberline Drive shortly before 2 p.m. Wednesday.
Metha Christensen, 83, went missing yesterday afternoon and had last been seen sweeping the sidewalk near the house where she was visiting relatives.
Brookings Police Department, Curry County Sheriff's Office and Brookings Fire Department all responded to help find the missing woman.
Searchers converged on the site after a broom was found in the brush near Ransom Creek by a community member. Police then spread out of the area from there and were able to locate her.