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April 1, 1988 | Associated Press
Authorities have recovered 39 bodies from an avalanche that buried a northern mountain village earlier this week, it was reported today. Another 11 people were still missing in the Arundu village high in the remote Korakoram mountain range, according to the government-run news agency, the Associated Press of Pakistan. Seven people were rescued after the snow slide destroyed the village.
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SPORTS
February 4, 2011 | By Sam Farmer
Snow, ice and frigid temperatures made driving treacherous Friday and led to a freak accident at Cowboys Stadium that sent six people to the hospital. The injuries ? one of them critical ? were to contractors hired by the NFL to prepare the stadium for Super Bowl XLV. Snow and ice fell from the stadium's roof. None of the injuries was considered life threatening. Meanwhile, as much as five inches of snow fell overnight, leading to canceled and delayed flights and roadways strewn with disabled cars.
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NATIONAL
March 1, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
A mile-long avalanche near the Wyoming-Idaho state line swept three snowmobilers to their deaths, authorities said. Lincoln County officials said the three victims were among four snowmobilers caught by the snow slide Friday near Alpine Mountain in the Snake River Range. Sgt. Shane Tindall said the fourth person walked out and used his cellphone to call for help. The survivor told authorities that the snowmobilers had dropped off a ridge line and into a draw when they saw the snow slab breaking away.
NATIONAL
March 1, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
A mile-long avalanche near the Wyoming-Idaho state line swept three snowmobilers to their deaths, authorities said. Lincoln County officials said the three victims were among four snowmobilers caught by the snow slide Friday near Alpine Mountain in the Snake River Range. Sgt. Shane Tindall said the fourth person walked out and used his cellphone to call for help. The survivor told authorities that the snowmobilers had dropped off a ridge line and into a draw when they saw the snow slab breaking away.
NEWS
February 20, 1987 | Associated Press
More than 250 searchers using long poles to probe the deep snow across an avalanche recovered two more bodies Thursday and continued searching for at least one more missing skier, authorities said. All three victims of the avalanche were men, and their bodies were found in one area of the steep slope. The first body was found less than three hours after the avalanche occurred Wednesday. "We have developed information that a fourth victim is involved in the slide.
NEWS
December 10, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A snowstorm buried Colorado and Wyoming with up to 25 inches of snow Monday, closing schools, delaying flights and shutting down Wyoming's state government in Cheyenne. The storm also closed down the northern Colorado college town of Fort Collins, where students took the day off and many got around campus on cross-country skis. State authorities in Wyoming closed state offices for the day and told all 4,500 government workers to stay home. All schools were also closed.
NEWS
February 8, 1985 | Associated Press
State highway officials said slides of unknown size buried Sierra Nevada arteries U.S. 50 and California 89 today under an assault of wind-blasted snow that also forced closure of Interstate 80. Caltrans officials said they did not know how long U.S. 50 will remain closed. The storm has prevented them from determining the extent of two slides that rumbled across the major east-west artery just west of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
SPORTS
February 4, 2011 | By Sam Farmer
Snow, ice and frigid temperatures made driving treacherous Friday and led to a freak accident at Cowboys Stadium that sent six people to the hospital. The injuries ? one of them critical ? were to contractors hired by the NFL to prepare the stadium for Super Bowl XLV. Snow and ice fell from the stadium's roof. None of the injuries was considered life threatening. Meanwhile, as much as five inches of snow fell overnight, leading to canceled and delayed flights and roadways strewn with disabled cars.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2006 | Amanda Covarrubias, Times Staff Writer
An avalanche hit the Mammoth Mountain ski resort Monday, but no skiers were reported missing or found trapped in the snow, officials said. The Mammoth Mountain ski patrol, along with more than 300 volunteers, searched the slide area for possible victims and planned to conduct another sweep with avalanche dogs Monday evening, said Joani Lynch, a spokeswoman for the resort. The avalanche occurred about 2 p.m.
NATIONAL
February 19, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Dogs led rescuers to the body of a Colorado man buried by an avalanche in a recreational area outside Loveland Ski Area, about 70 miles west of Denver. About 30 rescuers had been searching for Kenneth S. Booker, 48, who was caught in the snow slide Monday afternoon. His body was found Tuesday afternoon after searchers probed an area pointed out by search dogs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 18, 2006 | Amanda Covarrubias, Times Staff Writer
An avalanche hit the Mammoth Mountain ski resort Monday, but no skiers were reported missing or found trapped in the snow, officials said. The Mammoth Mountain ski patrol, along with more than 300 volunteers, searched the slide area for possible victims and planned to conduct another sweep with avalanche dogs Monday evening, said Joani Lynch, a spokeswoman for the resort. The avalanche occurred about 2 p.m.
NEWS
April 1, 1988 | Associated Press
Authorities have recovered 39 bodies from an avalanche that buried a northern mountain village earlier this week, it was reported today. Another 11 people were still missing in the Arundu village high in the remote Korakoram mountain range, according to the government-run news agency, the Associated Press of Pakistan. Seven people were rescued after the snow slide destroyed the village.
NEWS
February 20, 1987 | Associated Press
More than 250 searchers using long poles to probe the deep snow across an avalanche recovered two more bodies Thursday and continued searching for at least one more missing skier, authorities said. All three victims of the avalanche were men, and their bodies were found in one area of the steep slope. The first body was found less than three hours after the avalanche occurred Wednesday. "We have developed information that a fourth victim is involved in the slide.
NEWS
December 10, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
A snowstorm buried Colorado and Wyoming with up to 25 inches of snow Monday, closing schools, delaying flights and shutting down Wyoming's state government in Cheyenne. The storm also closed down the northern Colorado college town of Fort Collins, where students took the day off and many got around campus on cross-country skis. State authorities in Wyoming closed state offices for the day and told all 4,500 government workers to stay home. All schools were also closed.
NEWS
February 8, 1985 | Associated Press
State highway officials said slides of unknown size buried Sierra Nevada arteries U.S. 50 and California 89 today under an assault of wind-blasted snow that also forced closure of Interstate 80. Caltrans officials said they did not know how long U.S. 50 will remain closed. The storm has prevented them from determining the extent of two slides that rumbled across the major east-west artery just west of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
WORLD
January 24, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
Avalanches killed at least four people, including a 31-year-old American, and seriously injured 10 others who strayed off trail for skiing and snowboarding in the Austrian Alps over the weekend. Rescue workers called off their search for the American presumed to have been killed Saturday along with two Canadians, ages 40 and 57, in the western province of Tyrol. The snow slide, whose width was estimated at 300 yards, struck at an elevation of about 7,550 feet.
NATIONAL
January 8, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Crews triggered avalanches before they could pose a threat to traffic on a mountain highway, a day after a huge snow slide knocked two cars off the road in a high pass and buried them. Eight people were rescued from the cars, which were swept off U.S. 40, the main highway to Winter Park Resort, one of the state's largest ski areas.
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