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US 2 Over Stevens Pass Closed; Avalanche Warning Issued
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. 2 over Stevens Pass has been closed as avalanche danger continues to increase under heavy falling snow.
The Washington State Department of Transportation said on their website the road was closed in both directions Thursday afternoon with traffic stopped at milepost 58 at Sc…
Man Snowmobiling Killed in Avalanche Near Cle Elum
CLE ELUM, Wash. (AP) — A Kirkland man's body has been recovered after he was caught in a large avalanche while snowmobiling near Cle Elum.
Authorities say 45-year-old Mike Albertson had been snowmobiling in the Hawkins Mountain area Saturday when he and another man were caught in the mass …
A Deadly Time With Avalanches Thoughout the West
Man killed in avalanche near Mount Baker ski area identified
MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) — Authorities have identified the skier killed in in an avalanche near the Mount Baker Ski Area. The Bellingham Herald reports he was identified as 36-year-old Mark Panthen of Bellingham...
Young Woman Survives Avalanche at Crystal Mountain
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Wash. (AP) — A ski patrol official says a young woman has survived an avalanche on Washington's Crystal Mountain resort. Ski patrol director Paul Baugher says the woman was buried for 10 to 15 minutes yesterday afternoon before searchers probing the snow with metal poles…