February 11, 2006 Linkage


State Highpoint News
Warm weather records broken on Mount Washington
Boston Globe – United States
MOUNT WASHINGTON, NH –Talk about a warm winter — it’s been raining on top of Mount Washington. Tim Markle, chief meteorologist …
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Ohio Doesn't Like How Arcata is Treating Its McKinley Monument


Canton, Ohio, doesn’t like how Arcata, California, is treating its statue of William McKinley.
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Judge Throws Out $20 Million Wrongful Death Suit in Yosemite


A judge has thrown out the lawsuit that Yosemite was responsible for a fatal rock slide.

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Superclimb reports climbers fear a $20 million wrongful death suit against Yosemite will end the sport there.
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Clergyman Accused in Washington Rape in 400 Foot Fatal Plunge at Sequoia National Park


SeattlePI reports Rev. Santos Teixeira fell 400 feet from Moro Rock in Sequoia National Park.
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Sierra Snowpack Limits 2005 Pacific Crest Trail Completers to 50


The Port Townsend Leader reports that only 50 people completed the 2,658-mile trail Pacific Crest Trail in 2005 thanks largely to heavy snowpack which closed many of the passes in the Sierras.


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Body of 1942 Airman Found Encased in Glacier on Mount Mendel in Kings Canyon National Park


News10 reports climbers near the summit of 13,710-foot Mount Mendel in Kings Canyon National Park found the head and shoulder of a man protruding from the ice at the base of a glacier and it is believed he is the body of an Idaho airman from a 1942 crash.
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Time Magazine Article on Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald's Whitney Climb


Time Magazine has a short blurb on Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald who got a Grand Jury indictment of Vice President Cheney’s Chief of Staff.
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Soloist on Slab Route on Half Dome is Yosemite's Sixth Fatality This Season


The AP reports a soloist on Yosemite’s Half Dome was the park’s sixth fatality this season.
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27 Luxury Home Development on Whitney Portal Road


Objections have been raised to a 27-luxury home development on the Whitney Portal Road 4.5 miles west of Lone Pine.
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2 Water Fatalities in Yosemite


NBC San Diego reports two people died in Separate water-related accidents Yosemite National Park last week.
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