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August 13, 2013 at 12:41 PM

Polish military man found dead on Mount Hood

PORTLAND (AP) — Crews on Tuesday found the body of a Polish military man on Oregon’s Mount Hood, authorities said. The body of Sebastian Kinasiewicz was spotted from the air Tuesday by a National Guard helicopter. Sgt. Pete Hughes of the Hood River County sheriff’s office said it was too dangerous to recover the body because…

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July 29, 2013 at 12:51 PM

Climber seriously injured on Mount Stuart

The Wenatchee World LEAVENWORTH — A winch-capable helicopter from Snohomish County was expected to rescue an injured climber on Mount Stuart today. The man, whose name and hometown were not available, fell late Sunday night and may have broken both arms and legs, said John Wisemore, undersheriff for the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office. The man’s partner hiked out…

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June 26, 2013 at 7:49 AM

Family holds out hope for lost Mount Hood climber

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The family of a climber lost since Saturday on Mount Hood is holding out hope he’ll be found alive. The search continues for Kinley Adams, a 59-year-old dentist from Salem. But searchers were frustrated Monday and Tuesday by white-out conditions. They’re hoping for clearing weather. A National Guard helicopter is on standby. Adams’…

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June 24, 2013 at 12:18 PM

Search for Mount Hood climber resumes

PORTLAND (AP) — The search for an Oregon climber missing on Mount Hood resumed Monday amid poor visibility that limited the scope of the effort. Kinley Adams, a 59-year-old Salem dentist, was reported missing by family Saturday night, roughly six hours after his expected return from a climb on the west side of the mountain. The…

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January 14, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Edmonds climber dies in Grant County fall

An Edmonds man was killed in a 150-foot fall from a rock cliff in Grant County Sunday. Grant County Coroner Craig Morrison identified the victim Monday as Robert Andrew Prosser, 60. Morrison said Prosser and a companion had come to a canyon about nine miles north of Coulee City to do ice-climbing on sheer canyon walls that are…

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May 23, 2012 at 10:45 AM

Former Central Washington University professor on cold, unforgiving Mount Everest

A former Central Washington University professor is among some 200 climbers now attempting to climb the world’s highest peak, but the weather, especially high and incredibly cold winds, have trapped or stopped many climbers in their push to the top. That many climbers on 29,035 foot high Mount Everest is apparently causing traffic jams and…

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