Gib Mathers

The body of Gibson “Gib” Lee Mathers, 61, of Powell, who had been missing since Tuesday, Jan. 31, has been found on the North Fork.

Mathers’ body was discovered at 11 a.m. Saturday by a local man who was in the area on horseback. It was found in the Elk Fork Creek drainage approximately two miles south of US 14-16-20 west.

Deputies from the Park County Sheriff’s Office as well as members of the sheriff’s Search and Rescue are currently on scene. The investigation into Mathers’ death is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.

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