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June 21, 2013 at 6:15 AM

North Cascades National Park campground closes to deter ‘garbage’ bear

SEDRO-WOOLLEY (AP) — North Cascades National Park in Washington is closing a campground for at least two weeks to discourage a bear that got what was described as “a substantial food reward” when it broke into a garbage can. Park spokesman Ken Hires says Tumwater Campground on the upper Stehekin Valley Road was closed Tuesday and…

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January 14, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Woman killed at campsite near Marblemount

The Associated Press MARBLEMOUNT, Skagit County — A man called 911 about 2 a.m. Saturday and said he accidentally shot his girlfriend at their campsite on a trail near Marblemount. The Skagit County sheriff’s office says deputies hiked to the scene and found the 28-year-old woman dead. The Skagit Valley Herald reports the 31-year-old Rockport man was…

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