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SHERIFF’S PRESS RELEASE

February 14, 2014

 

 

EAGLE MEADOWS AVALANCH UPDATE  

 

At 2:00PM Today the Baker County Sheriff’s Office was advised that a ski team from the Wallowa Mountain Huts had gone into the area and recovered the bodies of the two missing skiers.  Both bodies were removed from the scene and transported to Gray’s West Funeral Home in Baker City.  Both families have been notified.

 

The Deceased Members were:

 

Jake Merrill age 23 from Bellingham Washington.

Shane Coulter, age 28 from Seattle, Washington.

 

This has been a tragedy and the Baker County Sheriff’s Office wants to again thank all the individuals and agencies that have assisted us during the incident.