White Pass Ski Area Loses Skier In Accident
The White Pass ski area and skiers who call the area their home are mourning the loss of a young woman killed at the pass on Saturday afternoon. Friends have been posting on her Facebook page all weekend. Friends identify her as Kyona Hoff. A longtime skier and Yakima resident. Hoff was skiing with friends on Saturday when she apparently became separated from her group. Fell into a tree well and died. She was missing for several hours. Search crews found her body late Saturday afternoon.