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Interstate 90 Closed at Snoqualmie Pass, Other Passes Closed
Interstate 90 Closed at Snoqualmie Pass, Other Passes Closed
SEATTLE (AP) — State transportation officials have closed the three major east/west mountain passes in Washington overnight due to snow slides and avalanche danger. The Washington State Department of Transportation says Interstate 90 was closed Wednesday night in both directions over Snoqualmie Pass due to high avalanche danger in the summit area...
Heavy Snow Causes Weekend Avalanches. One Killed, One Missing
Heavy Snow Causes Weekend Avalanches. One Killed, One Missing
SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. (AP) — Authorities in Washington state say one woman has died and one man is still missing after a pair of spring avalanches struck separate groups hiking in the mountains each of Seattle. King County Sgt. Katie Larson said rescuers carried a female snowshoer off of Red Mountain in blizzard-like conditions early Sunday...