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July 5, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Body of park ranger recovered from Mount Rainier

The Associated Press LONGMIRE – The body of a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who fell to his death two weeks ago during a rescue operation was recovered Thursday by helicopter. Park spokeswoman Patti Wold says the recovery went smoothly in clear weather. The body of Nick Hall was flown to the Sunrise ranger station to be…

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June 28, 2012 at 12:10 PM

UPDATE: Winds delay attempt to recover body on Mt Rainier

The Associated Press UPDATE: 12:10 p.m. | High winds are delaying attempts to recover the body of a park ranger who who fell to his death during a rescue operation high on Washington’s Mount Rainier. Mount Rainier National Park spokeswoman Nancy Stimson says officials initially thought the clear weather and lower avalanche risk would allow searchers to…

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June 26, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Weather delays recovery of ranger’s body on Mount Rainier

The Associated Press ASHFORD — Foggy, wet weather Tuesday at Mount Rainier National Park is again preventing a helicopter from recovering the body of a ranger. Park Service public information officer Rick Jones says officials hope for a break in the weather Wednesday that would allow them to recover the body of Nick Hall. Hall died Thursday when…

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June 25, 2012 at 8:29 AM

Fallen ranger’s body remains on Mount Rainier

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…

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May 14, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Husband of slain ranger leaving Mount Rainier Park

The Associated Press MOUNT RAINIER — The husband of slain Mount Rainier National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson is leaving the park where he also worked as an enforcement officer. Eric Anderson and his wife had worked at the park for four years. She was shot to death on Jan. 1 while trying to stop a man who…

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January 4, 2012 at 1:29 PM

A fund for donations has been established for the family of Ranger Margaret Anderson

The News Tribune in Tacoma has posted an item giving details on how to donate to a fund that’s been set up for the family of National Park Service Ranger Margaret Anderson who was slain Sunday in Mount Rainier National Park. Here’s their post: An account in Anderson’s name has been established at KeyBank. To make…

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January 2, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Man sought in park ranger's killing believed dead; body found in ditch

Tacoma Police vehicles leave Mount Rainier National Park after a body was found Monday morning (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times). Click on image to view more photos. UPDATE: 12 p.m. By Craig Welch and Jack Broom Ranger Margaret Anderson (AP Photo/Mount Rainier National Park) The body of a man believed responsible for fatally shooting a…

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