B.C. climber dies in fall near Leavenworth

LEAVENWORTH — A climber from British Columbia died in a fall Tuesday night southwest of Leavenworth.

Chelan County sheriff’s Sgt. Kent Sisson said 37-year-old Amy R. Stein of Squamish was walking down from the Snow Creek Wall with other members of a climbing party when she jumped out of the path of falling rock and fell about 70 feet.

She died at the scene and her body was recovered Wednesday.

———

Information from: The Wenatchee World, http://www.wenatcheeworld.com

More in Local News

Elderly couple escape serious injuries in crash with train

The driver drove down tracks instead of a road, hitting a slow-moving train near Stanwood.

Officials ID man shot and killed in apparent Everett robbery

Police believe the victim may have known the shooter, who drove away before the officers arrived.

Man, 60, in critical condition after Bothell crash

Police believe the driver may have been speeding when he hit a rock wall.

Missing Marysville woman found safe out of state

A Marysville senior who was reported missing in March has… Continue reading

FBI operation arrests 3 linked to exploitation of 32 women

The sting focused on Everett and other cities in Snohomish, King, Pierce, Skagit and Spokane counties.

Man arrested in Monroe Walmart robbery; second suspect flees

The pair fled in a stolen Mitsubishi Lancer with a distinctive green spray paint job.

Fugitive convict, missing more than a year, surrenders

Charles Coggins, 60, turned himself in Monday. He could now spend up to 30 days behind bars.

Former homeless camp needs needles and garbage cleaned up

The Hand Up Project will lead a volunteer effort this weekend on wooded land south of Everett.

County Council postpones vote on conservation programs

A decision on funding agricultural and water-quality programs will come after the budget process.

Most Read