News from the Field

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Ski Instructor Dies While Intoxicated

A ski instructor at Mt's Hood Skibowl's Timberline Lodge was discovered dead in a creek on Sunday after skiing away from a group of friends while intoxicated Saturday night. Russell Tiffany, 23,... Read More

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Exxon Cleaning Up Huge Arkansas Spill

Exxon Mobil is continuing its efforts to clean up a pipeline spill that dumped thousands of gallons of heavy Canadian crude on the town of Mayflower, Arkansas. The spill came from Exxon’s... Read More

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3 Presumed Dead in Alaska Heli Crash

Three people are presumed dead after an Alaska State Trooper helicopter crashed near Larson Lake in the south-central portion of the state on Saturday night. The helicopter had picked up a stranded... Read More

Skimo Elk Mountain Grand Traverse Begins

Tonight at midnight, 180 teams of skiers will set out from the base of Crested Butte Mountain in Crested Butte, Colorado, for a 40-mile traverse along an old 1880s mail route through the Elk... Read More