| Feb 20, 2012
| 10:30 PM
A Nevada County native is one among 13 skiers caught-up in an avalanche Sunday in Washington.
Megan Michelson is an editor for ESPN and contributes to several skiing and lifestyle magazines.
FOX40 spoke with her mother in Nevada City.
| Feb 20, 2012
| 11:22 PM
Margaret Wheeler, a local skier, guide and avalanche educator, talks to Q13 FOX News anchor Marni Hughes in this video report about the risks of avalanches and what skiers and snowboarders can try to do to avoid being caught up in one.
| Feb 22, 2012
| 10:13 PM
Days of rain has rivers overflowing their banks and mudslides have damaged several homes, especially in Stanwood, where some houses are perched on a bluff overlooking the Sound.
Well, the bluff gave way.
"It`s a beautiful area to live and,...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 4:52 PM
The Juneau City Assembly will meet Monday night to discuss ways to reduce the avalanche threat in the city.
Back in 1972, Juneau was declared the highest avalanche-risk urban area anywhere in the world by a body called the Swiss Snow Authority, which...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:37 PM
The Juneau City Assembly listened intently Monday night as their Emergency Manager testified that the only way to significantly reduce the city's avalanche threat was to offer to buyout homeowners.
62 homes in the city lay beneath major avalanche...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Three climbers were rescued by helicopter from Mount McKinley Thursday, two of whom were unable to walk after sustaining leg injuries in an avalanche Sunday.
Denali National Park officials say an A-Star B3 helicopter contracted by the park picked up...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:25 PM
An avalanche Tuesday blocked the Copper River Highway near Cordova, closing the road for more than six hours before city officials say it reopened at 6:30 p.m.
Officials say the slide at about Mile 5 of the highway, which a city spokesperson attributed...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:03 AM
A skier who died after being caught in a snow slide near Alpine Meadows is being identified as Benjamin Brackett.
Brackett worked on Squaw Valley’s culinary team since 2008.
The 29-year-old was with two friends Thursday afternoon when the slide...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 2:29 PM
The Alpine County Sheriff’s Office, in a news release sent out Monday, says a snowmobiler was killed in a Friday afternoon avalanche at the Hope Valley Snowmobile Recreation Area.
The man’s body wasn’t recovered until Saturday morning....
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The Chugach National Forest Avalanche Information Center has raised the avalanche advisory for the Chugach area to "considerable" above the tree line. This is due to the recent trends in weather.
Wendy Wagner, an avalanche forecaster with the...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Raising young children in Orlando can be an amazing life experience with the beach, the sunny weather and the theme parks, but come December, there's one thing they are sorely lacking -- snow.
Since snow doesn't exactly occur naturally around these...