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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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Good Samaritan Rescues Dog From Roza Canal

The Yakima County, Wash., sheriff’s office says an animal lover managed to rescue a dog from the Roza Canal.

05/22/2012

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Teen Rescued After Being Stuck On Top Of 270-Foot Waterfall For Over 8 Hours

A 13-year-old boy rescued at the top of a 270-foot waterfall in Washington state says he just wanted to cool off, but soon found himself stuck precariously on a rock for hours as crews tried to reach him.

05/22/2012

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3 Skiers Killed in Stevens Pass Avalanche – 4th Survived

Well-equipped and familiar with the terrain, about a dozen expert skiers were making their way through a foot-and-a half of fresh snow when an avalanche hit them in an out-of-bounds area near Stevens Pass ski resort.

02/20/2012

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Man Rescued From Submerged Vehicle

Firefighters and sheriff’s officers have rescued a man from a car submerged in high water near two storm-fed rivers in Albany, Ore.

01/27/2012

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Missing Snowshoer Found Alive on Mount Rainier

A 66-year-old snowshoer who was missing on Mount Rainier since Saturday was found alive Monday afternoon by a team of three rescuers, a national park spokeswoman said.

01/16/2012

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Christmas Volunteer Opportunities in Puget Sound

There are many opportunities for you to give back this holiday season. From a simple mouse click, to serving up a hot meal, to being an “elf” personal shopper for kids, you can spread holiday cheer to those less fortunate.

12/19/2011

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Halloween Events For You and Your Pet

Here are some fantastic Puget Sound locations where you and your pet can have a “howling” good party and celebrate the season!

10/01/2011

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Best Places to Adopt a Pet

Looking for a family pet? These great rescue homes for dogs, cats (and smaller animals, too!) in the Puget Sound do such incredible work to care for animals longing for a place (yours?) to live.

09/27/2011

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