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February 12, 2014 at 1:00 AM

Rescuers try to reach injured skiers after Oregon avalanche

Update at 11:23 a.m.:| The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Bad weather has scrubbed efforts to airlift two injured backcountry skiers who survived an avalanche that killed two others in northeastern Oregon’s Wallowa Mountains. Baker County Undersheriff Warren Thompson said Wednesday morning that two National Guard helicopters had to turn back due to low visibility, and efforts…

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