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Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out

The Associated Press
Mar 7 2014 - 7:09pm

NEW YORK  -- An 8-year-old western Montana boy who spent about an hour buried in the snow after a deadly avalanche roared into his backyard says he tried to "lick and bite" his way out before becoming tired and falling asleep.

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Deadly avalanches continue; 2 more killed in Ore.

The Associated Press
Feb 12 2014 - 9:00am

PORTLAND, Ore. -- An avalanche in the mountains of eastern Oregon killed two backcountry skiers and seriously injured two others Tuesday, and another skier was found dead in Colorado a day after he was swept up in a large slide, officials said.

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Experienced snowmobiler dies in Sanpete avalanche

The Associated Press
Feb 10 2014 - 10:18am

MANTI -- A snowmobiler from Ferron is dead after he was caught in an avalanche in Sanpete County over the weekend.

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Powder Mountain closed for avalanche mitigation

Standard-Examiner staff
Feb 10 2014 - 9:53am

Powder Mountain Ski Resort has reported that it is closed to work on avalanche mitigation to ensure the safety of patrons, though it says it will reopen to the public Monday."UDOT plans to keep the road closed until it is clear from all avalanche debris and all avalanche paths are deemes safe," the resort's website stated. UDOT reported on its...

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BYU student killed in Utah County avalanche

The Associated Press
Feb 9 2014 - 8:31pm

AMERICAN FORK -- The Utah County sheriff's office says a woman buried by an avalanche has died.

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Avalanche warning posted, driving restricted in Sardine Canyon

The Associated Press
Feb 8 2014 - 5:03pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities in Utah posted an avalanche warning, and mountain snowfall prompted the closure of canyon highways near Logan and restrictions in the Salt Lake City area.

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VIDEO: Farmington avalanche survivor says he's not done snowmobiling

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 15 2014 - 7:22pm

OGDEN -- A Farmington man is thankful to be alive and at his wife's side after a brush with death in the face of an avalanche. Matthew Morgan, 28, spoke for the first time about his experience snowmobiling with three friends in the Bear Lake area on Sunday.

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Farmington man injured in Idaho avalanche while snowmobiling

The Associated Press
Jan 12 2014 - 2:16pm

POCATELLO, Idaho -- A 28-year-old snowmobiler from Utah suffered two broken legs and a broken arm in an avalanche just across the border in Idaho.

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VIDEO: Farmington avalanche survivor says he's not done snowmobiling

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 15 2014 - 7:22pm

OGDEN -- A Farmington man is thankful to be alive and at his wife's side after a brush with death in the face of an avalanche. Matthew Morgan, 28, spoke for the first time about his experience snowmobiling with three friends in the Bear Lake area on Sunday.

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VIDEO: Farmington avalanche survivor says he's not done snowmobiling

Andreas Rivera, Standard-Examiner staff
Jan 15 2014 - 7:22pm

OGDEN -- A Farmington man is thankful to be alive and at his wife's side after a brush with death in the face of an avalanche. Matthew Morgan, 28, spoke for the first time about his experience snowmobiling with three friends in the Bear Lake area on Sunday.

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