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Avalanches and Landslides

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  • Ruben Ostlund's 'Tourist': A 'Stranglehold on the Nordic Soul'

    With his fourth feature film "Tourist", on which Coproduction Office is handling world sales, Ruben Ostlund is aiming for his third Cannes appearance. On Saturday the Swedish helmer showed the Goteborg Film Festival audience clips from his new film, a...
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    WILDLIFE Slide show Carl Palazzolo, wildlife veterinarian, conservationist and photographer, will share his wildlife and conservation work around the world, as well as his Africa safari pictures in a 90-minute slide show. When, where: 7 p.m. Tuesday...
  • Two die in pair of avalanches in Wyoming

    Two avalanches that hit within hours of each other killed a skier and a snowmobile rider this week in Wyoming. Michael Kazanjy, 29, of Santa Ana was buried under 4 feet of snow at about 1 p.m. Thursday while skiing at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort...
  • Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her

    Colorado landslide survivor, a 13-year-old girl, says dad shielded her
    JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The five hikers killed in a landslide that sent 100-ton boulders careening down a mountain were all members of one family, officials said, and the only survivor was a 13-year-old girl whose father threw himself over her...
  • In search of snow in Florida

    In search of snow in Florida
    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...
  • Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere

    Melancholy 'Prince Avalanche' comes out of nowhere
    Before "Prince Avalanche" was selected for the Sundance Film Festival this year, few people even knew of its existence. This wouldn't be surprising for a debut indie or foreign language import, but the film is written and directed by well-known...
  • Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification

    Conservation groups challenge 'green' forest product certification
    SEATTLE -- When an intense storm pounded southwestern Washington in 2007, mud poured down from the mountainsides, logging debris choked streams and the Chehalis River flooded much of the region, causing $57 million in damage. Almost immediately,...
  • One dead, 3 missing after mudslide ravages Colorado town

    One man is dead and authorities were searching for three other people in Colorado after a mudslide and flash floods swept through an area scorched last year by a wildfire. Manitou Springs Police Chief Joe Ribeiro said at a news conference Saturday...
  • Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'

    Q&A: 'Prince Avalanche' director David Gordon Green plays 'Seth, James or Jonah?'
    In "Prince Avalanche," an artsy loner (Paul Rudd) and an immature doofus (Emile Hirsch) work together to repair roads in the middle of nowhere. Adapted from an Icelandic film, it's a slow and funny drama that director David Gordon Green says splits the...
  • Snowboarder killed in Donner Pass avalanche

     
    A snowboarder was killed Monday morning after getting caught up in an avalanche at Donner Ski Ranch, the Nevada County Sheriff’s Department said. A friend of the snowboarder reported him missing around noon. Search and rescue teams from Nevada and.....
  • Avalanche injures 2 skiers at Squaw Valley; snowboarders blamed

     
    Authorities believe snowboarders caused an avalanche at Squaw Valley Resort that injured two people Sunday morning, officials report. The avalanche was reported at around 9:50 a.m. on a section of the KT-22 peak. Officials say that three snowboarders...