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LISTEN – Avalanche Update And A Look Back At Deadly Urban Avalanche of 2014

With over a dozen deaths attributed to avalanches this winter, KGVO News spoke with Steve Karkanen, Director of the Western Montana Avalanche Center about the current alert level in the Missoula area...

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A Look Back At Missoula’s Fatal Urban Avalanche – State Headlines [YouTube]

One year has passed since the fatal urban avalanche in the Rattlesnake area in Missoula February 28, 2014.

 

Friday was a busy time in Missoula Justice Court, with three high profile cases appearing before Judge Marie Anderson.

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photo courtesy of Ingram Publishing
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Mount Jumbo South Zone Closure Continued to April 7 [AUDIO]

Wintering elk are extending their stay in the south zone of Mount Jumbo, leading Missoula Parks and Recreation to extend the area's closure through this Sunday, April 6.

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Photo by Bill Schaefer/Getty Images
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Mount Jumbo South Zone Closure Extended Through March 31

To protect wintering elk and mule deer, much of Mount Jumbo is closed to recreational use during the winter months.

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photo by Steve Karkanen
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City Officials Warn Rattlesnake Area Residents of Further Avalanche Danger [AUDIO]

Missoula City Fire and Police Department officials are going door-to-door in the Rattlesnake area letting residents know of further avalanche danger.

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photo courtesy of Rattlesnake resident
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Female Missoula Avalanche Victim Dies From Injuries

The Missoula Police Department has confirmed that Michel Jo Colville has died as a result of injuries received in Friday afternoon's avalanche.

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Avalanche Expert – Snowboarder Triggered Mount Jumbo Slide – Danger Still Exists [AUDIO]

The avalanche that rumbled down Mount Jumbo late Friday afternoon was set up by bands of heavy snow, followed by warm temperatures, more snow, and strong winds.

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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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Mount Jumbo Closures Start December 1st [AUDIO]

The Mount Jumbo north zone closes Saturday, the south zone closes December 7th.

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Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
Photo by David McNew/Getty Images
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All Of Mount Jumbo Open May 1st [AUDIO]

All of Mount Jumbo to open on May 1st

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Photo courtesy of Digital Sextant/Flickr.com
Photo courtesy of Digital Sextant/Flickr.com
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Mount Jumbo Reopens To Hikers Thursday [AUDIO]

Mount Jumbo to reopen Thursday for hikers and their dogs

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