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File photo of a mountain (Photo by: Mike Powell/Getty Images)

Parents Of Son Who Died In Avalanche Are Suing Heli-Skiing Company

The parents of a 26-year-old snowboarder who died after an Alaska avalanche have filed a federal lawsuit against a heli-skiing company, alleging it failed to assess the danger in the area.

CBS Seattle–07/25/2014

Mt. Rainier (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Intel Executive Among Climbers Presumed Dead

One of the six climbers presumed dead after a fall on Mount Rainier was a vice president of Intel Corp. in Southeast Asia

CBS Seattle–06/02/2014

File photo of an avalanche in a mountain. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Skier Injured In Avalanche Near Snoqualmie Pass

The King County Sheriff’s Office says a backcountry skier has been injured in an avalanche near Snoqualmie Pass.

CBS Seattle–04/28/2014

Relatives of Mt. Everest avalanche victims wait for the bodies of their loved ones to arrive at the Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal. (PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

13th Body Pulled From Snow In Everest Avalanche

California man says he was near the area where the avalanche occurred.

04/19/2014

File photo of avalanche training. (credit: KARL-JOSEF HILDENBRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

8-Year-Old Boy Says He Tried To ‘Lick And Bite’ His Way Out Of Deadly Avalanche

An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to “lick and bite” his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.

03/07/2014

File photo of the aftermath of an avalanche.  (credit: Franz Aberham/Getty Images)

Avalanche Kills Idaho Man, Wife Survives

An avalanche in central Idaho buried four people, killing an Idaho man whose wife survived being buried under the snow for about 90 minutes, officials in Blaine County said.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2014

An avalanche dog searches during a training exercise  in the French Alps.  (JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Oregon Avalanche Victims Named

The 2 men killed in the Oregon avalanche were a guide and his client.

02/14/2014

Avalanche dog frees a volunteer during a training exercise in the French Alps. (Getty Images)

2 Injured Skiers Rescued After Deadly Avalanche In Oregon

The injured were among six skiers and two guides hit by an avalanche during a trip through the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.

02/13/2014

File photo of a rescue crew after an avalanche.  (credit: JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

Avalanche Victim Still Buried Near Snoqualmie Pass

Searchers are waiting for safer condition to recover the body of a man buried in an avalanche Saturday at Granite Mountain, near Snoqualmie Pass in the Cascades about 50 miles east of Seattle.

04/15/2013

File photo of an avalanche in a mountain. (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

1 Dead, 1 Missing In Avalanches East Of Seattle

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.

04/14/2013

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