UPDATE as of 6 p.m.: The search for a Buckley man who went missing while inner tubing on the Puyallup River was called off this evening.
“We will not be resuming it,” Pierce County sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer said. “We’ve exhausted everything we can possibly do.”
He said search and rescue crews will reevaluate the situation once the water level goes down.
INITIAL POST: A man who went missing inner tubing on the Puyallup River Sunday will now likely be recovered instead of rescued, according to the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department.
“At this point, it’s a recovery, unless he’s …