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Hiker pinned under refrigerator-sized boulder rescued

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — A Montana resident hiking in Washington state was rescued this week after he became trapped under a refrigerator-sized boulder, officials said. Ben Delahunty, 28, was hiking this week in the Cascade Mountains, south of Leavenworth, when…

Redmond man dies while being airlifted from Aasgard Pass

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. -- A man died while he was being airlifted from Aasgard Pass on September 24. Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett said 41-year-old Swaminathan Sundaram of Redmond died while hiking the pass, located south of Leavenworth. At around 10…

2 motorcyclists killed in Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH, Wash.-- Two motorcyclists were killed Thursday night in a crash near Leavenworth. Two people on a motorcycle hit a pickup truck. They both died at the scene. The driver and the passenger of the truck were uninjured. State Route…

Vancouver man dies in climbing accident on Icicle Buttress

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. -- A Vancouver, Washington man was killed in a climbing accident at the Icicle Buttress near Leavenworth on Monday. According to Chelan County Sheriff Brian Burnett, the 44-year-old man died after falling about 100 feet. The man's climbing…

Stevens Pass reopens following extended closure

While Stevens Pass has been closed longer than most all other Washington passes, they finally look to reopen sometime on Wednesday. It's not confirmed yet though, especially considering the amount of ice they have on the roads as of late.

Mudslide blocking portion of SR 2 near Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. -- Lanes of State Route 2 have reopened near of Leavenworth after a mudslide had temporarily closed the road. The slide happened Monday mid-morning and struck the DOT guardrail. A portion of the eastbound lane of the highway…