Overdue hiker missing since Sunday

WHATCOM COUNTY -- Multiple groups are searching for an overdue hiker who split from his hiking buddy Sunday near Twin Lakes, the Bellingham Herald reports.

Brian Proctor, 51, from Concrete, Wash, was hiking with a friend near Lone Jack Mine about 6 1/2 miles northeast of Mount Baker Highway Sunday. The two became separated and hiked in different directions, but Procter didn't return to the Twin Lakes parking lot Sunday night.

Whatcom County sheriff's deputies, search and rescue volunteers and Customs and Border Protections employees began searching for Proctor Tuesday and continued to search through Thursday. He has not yet been found.

Anyone with information on Proctor or his whereabouts is encouraged to call 911.