Two die in Oregon avalanche

Feb 11, 2014 8:13 PM

(AP) Officials in eastern Oregon say an avalanche in the Wallowa Mountains has killed two back country skiers and seriously injured two others.

The Baker County sheriff's office says the avalanche hit at about noon Tuesday as a group of eight was skiing in the remote and mountainous area near Little Eagle Meadows in the south Wallowa Mountains.

The skiers were from the Seattle area.

Most of the skiers are from the Seattle area.


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