Corrected version The Associated Press GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — A Seattle woman has died at Grand Canyon National Park after suffering an apparent allergic reaction while on a commercial raft trip on the Colorado River. Park officials say 54-year-old Catherine Newman could not be revived after she was stricken late Tuesday. Her body was helicoptered out…More
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The Associated Press GOLD BAR — The rafter who died Sunday after falling into the Skykomish River has been identified by the Snohomish County Medical Examiner. KOMO-TV reports an autopsy found that 33-year-old James C. Bryant of Federal Way died of cardiac arrest due to cold water exposure. The Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office responded about 3:45 p.m. Sunday…More
A 35-year-old Seattle man died this afternoon following a rafting accident in the Skykomish River near Gold Bar, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office reported. The unidentified man had been with a group rafting the river with a commercial rafting company based out of Peshastin, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Lt. Rob Palmer said in a press release. About 3:45…More
GOLD BAR — The group of friends had planned a rafting trip on the Skykomish River today because the water was high and no one else was out. They ended up with an adventure — and media attention — they hadn’t bargained for, according to Sean Horst. The 10 friends, most experienced river rafters, were in…More
King County marine crews found the body of a man in the Green River Saturday evening, about three hours after the raft he was in got into trouble. Authorities responded to reports of a raft in trouble near Kanaskat-Palmer State Park about 2:35 p.m. Saturday, said Paula Smith, a King County Sheriff’s communication supervisor. “There were three people in the raft, and…More