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T-shirts? Ice cream? Retailers cash in on Juneteenth

Jun. 17, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers and marketers have been quick to commemorate Juneteenth with an avalanche of merchandise from ice cream to T-shirts to party cups. But many are getting backlash on social media for what critics say undermines the day, designated as a federal holiday last...

Florida man killed in Colorado avalanche identified

Jun. 03, 2022 17:18 PM EDT

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a man who was killed in a rock fall and avalanche that also injured two other climbers at Rocky Mountain National Park. The Boulder County coroner's office identified the victim Friday as 25-year-old...

Body recovered after avalanche in Rocky Mountain park

Jun. 01, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say rescuers have recovered the body of a man who was killed in a weekend rock fall and avalanche that also injured two other climbers at Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said in a statement that a...

1 dead, 2 hurt in avalanche in Rocky Mountain National Park

May. 30, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — A climber was killed and two others were injured Sunday after a rock fall and avalanche in Rocky Mountain National Park, officials said. A woman suffered minor injuries and a man who suffered more serious injuries was rescued by a Colorado...

Spring storm brings heavy snow, avalanche threat to Sierra

Apr. 21, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — Heavy snow and rain fell across Northern California on Thursday as a substantial spring storm added to late-season precipitation totals after a dry winter. Winter storm warnings were in effect from the Oregon border and down through the southern Cascades and...

Body of missing snowboarder found at Mount Hood

Apr. 10, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon authorities say they have found the body of a missing snowboarder buried in avalanche debris in a creek at the Mt. Hood Meadows ski resort. Resort ski patrollers located 30-year-old Ryan Mather's body in Heather Canyon on Friday and recovered the body...

Avalanche in northern Norway kills 3 members of skiing group

Apr. 07, 2022 10:31 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An avalanche in northern Norway Thursday killed three people, police said. Another six members of the same skiing group were unhurt. Norwegian broadcaster NRK said the three victims were quickly found because they wore avalanche detectors, but were...