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March 21, 2014 at 5:24 PM

Seattle skier dies after injury at Mission Ridge

The Associated Press UPDATE 5:55 p.m.: Raymond Farbarik, the Seattle man who lost control and collided with a tree while skiing at the Mission Ridge ski area Friday, has died, according to The Wenatchee World. ORIGINAL POST: WENATCHEE — The Chelan County sheriff says a 47-year-old Seattle skier was critically injured at the Mission Ridge ski area near…

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February 13, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Boy falls into snow from Mount Spokane chairlift

The Associated Press SPOKANE — A 10-year-old boy fell about 20 feet Thursday from a chairlift at Mount Spokane. KHQ reports (http://nbcnews.to/1iTkgMG ) he landed in snow and did not appear to have any serious injuries, although he complained of back pain. The Ski Patrol responded and Medstar flew him off the mountain to a hospital. Mount Spokane Ski…

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January 27, 2014 at 5:15 AM

14-year-old snowboarder killed

BURBANK (AP) — A 14-year-old Burbank boy was fatally injured in a snowboarding accident at Ski Bluewood near Dayton. Ski area spokeswoman Brandy Ream told the Tri-City Herald the ski patrol found him injured shortly after noon Saturday at the top of a beginner trail called the Country Road run. A Life Flight helicopter was…

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