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4 ordered to pay fines for Wyoming ski violation last winter

Aug. 21, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Four skiers have been ordered to pay fines for illegally leaving a Wyoming ski boundary and entering an area of Grand Teton National Park that had been closed because of avalanche danger last February. Two of the skiers had to be rescued after becoming lost. The Jackson Hole News &...

Federal review says skier triggered deadly New Mexico slide

Jul. 15, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A skier triggered an avalanche in January at a ski resort in northern New Mexico that led to his death and the death of another skier after they were overrun by snow, the U.S. Forest Service said in a written review obtained by The Associated Press on Monday. Taos Ski Valley followed...

6 months after avalanche, corpse is found in Norway

Jul. 10, 2019 7:21 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian police say the body of a Finnish man who was one of four people killed by an avalanche in January has been found. Police in the northern city of Tromsoe said Wednesday a search dog found the victim after attempts to locate him after the Jan. 2 avalanche were postponed...