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January 6, 2013 at 6:04 PM

Search suspended for skydiver who disappeared Thursday

The King County Sheriff’s Office has ended a search for a skydiver who has been missing since a jump from a helicopter near Mount Si on Thursday afternoon. Over the past four days, 386 volunteers from 19 agencies have searched an area of about nine square miles for Kurt Ruppert of Lake City, Fla. The sheriff’s office helicopter…

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January 6, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Crews near Mount Si still cannot locate skydiver

The Associated Press Rescue crews spent their fourth straight day looking for a skydiver who vanished during a jump above Washington’s Cascade foothills, but found no sign of the Florida man by dusk. King County sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West says 100 searchers were out near 4,200-foot Mount Si east of Seattle early Sunday to find 29-year-old Kurt…

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January 6, 2013 at 11:31 AM

Crews to spend Sunday near Mount Si searching for skydiver

The Associated Press Rescue crews are spending their fourth straight day looking for a skydiver who vanished during a jump above Washington’s Cascade foothills. King County sheriff’s Sgt. Cindi West says searchers were back out near 4,200-foot Mount Si east of Seattle at first light Sunday, hoping to find 29-year-old Kurt Ruppert of Lake City, Fla. Ruppert hasn’t…

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