LAKE COUNTY, Ore. — The search for a missing pilot is expanding. 48-year-old Tony Nicholls of Idaho was piloting a plane Thursday and dropped off his two stepsons in Lakeview. The plane went missing on the return flight to Idaho. Public and private crews are searching for Nicholls, and a Facebook page has been set up to boost the effort. The search area stretches into Nevada and California and covers about four thousand square miles.