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February 13, 2014 at 12:09 PM

Skiers killed in Oregon avalanche ID’d; survivors offer thanks

  UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. | PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Two backcountry skiers injured in a deadly Eastern Oregon avalanche are in satisfactory condition, and have released statements thanking rescuers. Authorities say 60-year-old Susan Polizzi of Wenatchee suffered two broken legs and a broken arm during Tuesday’s avalanche in the Wallowa Mountains. Forty-year-old Bruno Bachinger of Snohomish,…


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