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2 Sisters Missing After Oregon Eclipse Festival Are OK

The Symbiosis festival brought more than 30,000 people to the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville

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    A California father is begging anyone with information to call local authorities after his two daughters went missing on their way to an event to watch the eclipse on Monday. Melissa Lea, 18, and her 7-year-old sister Kalila were last heard from on Sunday when they called their mother near Bend, Oregon. (Published Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017)

    Authorities say two sisters reported missing after an eclipse festival in central Oregon have checked in with their parents and are headed back home to South Lake Tahoe, California.

    The Crook County Sheriff's Department said in a statement that 18-year-old Melissa Lea and 7-year-old sister stayed longer than planned.

    Deputies say Melissa Lea used her debit card at the festival on Tuesday

    Once they left the event Wednesday, they regained cell phone service and called home.

    The Symbiosis festival brought more than 30,000 people to the Ochoco National Forest near Prineville.