The Associated Press OLYMPIA — National Park officials say what appears to be three bodies have been seen on Mount Rainier in the location where six climbers went missing earlier this season. Park spokeswoman Patti Wold told The Associated Press on Tuesday that the bodies were seen…More
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The Associated Press PORTLAND — A police officer shot during a traffic stop in Rainier, Ore., is reported in fair condition at a Portland hospital. Authorities say Officer Russell George was shot Monday by a motorist he stopped on U.S. Highway 30. The bullet went through the Rainier officer’s hand and hit his chest, which was protected…More
Update at 4:55 p.m.: One of six climbers on Mount Rainier was an executive for Intel, the San Jose Mercury News is reporting. “Intel is greatly saddened to confirm that Intel Vice President Uday Marty is among the six mountain climbers missing and presumed dead following a fall on Mount Rainier,” the company said in…More
The Army says some of its paratroopers got stuck in trees while jumping from a plane on a windy day near the town of Rainier in Thurston County. Joint Base Lewis-McChord spokesman Joe Piek said he didn’t have many details about what happened Thursday afternoon, but firefighters were helping to rescue two or three paratroopers stuck in…More
A woman’s body was found in a grassy area along Rainier Avenue South early Friday by outreach workers doing an annual count of the city’s homeless. Seattle Police spokesman Mark Jamieson said there were no obvious signs of trauma on the woman’s body. The King County Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene and will…More
The Associated Press The National Park Service has brought in additional rangers to Mount Rainier National Park to help recover the body of a ranger who fell to his death during a rescue operation Thursday near the summit. A spokeswoman says three rangers from Denali National Park in Alaska are relieving rangers Monday at Camp Schurman, at…More