final update: James is gone.
Wonderful rememberance at CNET
update: James is still missing, having gone looking for help 2 days ago after they crashed in the snow. Mom and the girls have been found:
Engadget is keeping tabs, but here are pertinent details for anyone in the area (think if you know someone there too, and pass the Engadget link to them):
Missing: James Kim and his family, Kati (wife), 2 kids Penelope and Sabine (baby)
last seen by a hotel clerk at 5:45 PM on Saturday in or between Gold Beach or Portland, Oregon
James and his family are driving a 2005 silver Saab station wagon with license plate "DOESF"
officials investigating the case have narrowed their search to a stretch of Oregon's Highway 38
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