Linfield student Michelle Kawachi located

Pioneer Hall, Linfield CollegeLinfield student Michelle Kawachi was located last night in Newport. According to Newport Police, she was in good health and her family has been notified. Police reported that she had decided to go to the beach to relax. Michelle is a part-time, fifth-year senior majoring in electronic arts from Hood River.

We would like to express our appreciation to the McMinnville Police Department, media, campus community and citizens around the area who aided in locating Michelle.

Your care and concern demonstrate Linfield’s strong sense of community, and we are proud of your efforts in helping with this positive outcome.