This was a closed area and the skiers obviously made a decision that they wanted to make a run there and obviously this did not work out for the best, said Bob Harmon with the Washoe County Sheriffs Office.
Date: Dec 12, 2016
Three search crews this morning for skier caught in Mt. Rose avalanche
There is debris on Interstate 80 near Verdi but the highway remains open.Washoe County is responding to areas of standing water and rushing water in the Mogul area, Washoe County Sheriffs Office spokesman Bob Harmon said. There could be other areas of standing or rushing water through out west and
Date: Dec 11, 2016
Searchers find body of man missing in Nevada ski resort avalanche
The extensive search for the 64-year-old man began Saturday morning after a skiing companion reported the avalanche on the ski resorts Jackpot Chute, a back country section that was not yet open to skiers this season, said sheriffs spokesman Bob Harmon.
The suspect in the incident has been pronounced dead, according to Bob Harmon of the Washoe County Sheriff's Office.He said the identity of the suspect, an adult male, would not likely be disclosed before Tuesday. No clear motive has yet been determined.No one else was in the vehicle with the susp
"It's really not acceptable," said Dr. Bob Harmon, the county's Health Department director. "This disease is ruining lives, and it's still killing people -- especially low-income people who don't get tested enough and who don't get treated early."