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Ranger’s Body Finally Recovered from Mount Rainier

After two weeks of delays due to weather and avalanche danger, the body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to his death during a rescue operation was recovered Thursday by helicopter.

07/05/2012

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Memorial Service for Fallen Mount Rainier Ranger

ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park is holding a memorial service Friday for Ranger Nick Hall whose body remains on the mountain more than a week after he fell to his death. Park […]

CBS Seattle–06/29/2012

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Ranger’s Body Still On Mountain Week After Falling To His Death

A week after he fell to his death rescuing climbers on Mount Rainier the body of Ranger Nick Hall remains on the mountain.

06/28/2012

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Ranger’s Body Recovery Mission Delayed

ASHFORD, Wash. (CBS Seattle/AP) — Foggy, wet weather Tuesday at Mount Rainier National Park has the recovery mission of a ranger on hold. Officials hope for a break in the weather Wednesday that would allow […]

CBS Seattle–06/26/2012

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Last Rescued Climber Leaves Mount Rainier

The last of four Waco, Texas, climbers rescued on Mount Rainier in an effort that cost a ranger his life walked down off the Washington peak on Friday while blizzard conditions high on the mountain delayed efforts to retrieve the body.

06/22/2012

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Thousands Expected At Service for WA Ranger

Thousands of people are expected at Tuesday’s memorial service for Margaret Anderson, the Mount Rainier National Park ranger who was fatally shot on New Year’s Day.

01/10/2012

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Mount Rainier National Park to Reopen Saturday

Mount Rainier National Park in Washington will reopen to the public on Saturday, and all services with the exception of snow play will be available this weekend.

01/04/2012

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Mt. Rainier Ranger Shot to Death, Gunman Found, Dead

UPDATE: An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowshoe-wearing SWAT teams and dogs on his trail for nearly a day. He couldn’t, however, escape the cold and has been discovered dead by authorities.

01/02/2012

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Guided Snowshoe Adventures in WA

If you’re a nature lover and a hiker, how about trying a snowshoe adventure? Park rangers can take you on hikes of Mt. Rainier, or head into the Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest. Crystal Mountain and Leavenworth have great snowshoeing options, too!

12/17/2011