Everette Vannatta & April Sorrell

Everette Vannatta & April Sorrell.  Photos: Idaho County Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: The Idaho County Sheriff's Office reports the family has been found safe.

RIGGINS - According to the Idaho County Sheriff's Office, Everette Vannatta and his family left on Sunday to go sledding up Allison Creek off of Big Salmon Road in the Riggins area. He made had made a comment about trying to see how far they could make it up Allison Creek. They never returned home. An Idaho County Deputy searched Allison Creek but was only able to make it 3 miles up before having to turn around as the snow was too deep. There were tracks continuing on in the snow. The family is likely traveling in a white 2004 Ford F350 pickup.

Missing are 32-year-old Everette Vannatta, 37-year-old April Sorrell, and 4 juveniles including a 14-year-old male, a 8-year-old female, a 6-year-old and 3-year old.

There were Idaho County Posse members headed up to the area with UTV's on Monday morning to search farther up Allison Creek. If anyone has any information on where the family might be, or if they make contact with her or her vehicle, police ask that you call the Idaho County Sheriff's Office at (208) 983-1100.