Search and rescue underway for missing Idaho man

Search and rescue underway for missing Idaho man
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The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a search and rescue effort in hopes of finding 39-year-old Jay Deming of Kootenai County.

Deming was walking his dog Monday afternoon and was reported missing when he did not return.

The Shoshone News-Press reports that Sheriff Mike Gunderson is leading the search teams, which are comprised of members from Shoshone County Search and Rescue, Kootenai County Search and Rescue, Kootenai K9 units, Kootenai County Backcounty unit, and Montana based Two-Bear air.

Crews are searching the Lost Creek area, approximately 28 miles up Coeur d’Alene River Rd.