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Flood watch issued December 20, 2014

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IN THIS undated photo provided by the Hood River County Sheriff’s Office, a hiker stands at the entrance to an ice tunnel on Mount Hood that collapsed Aug. 3, trapping a snowboarder. The body of Collin Backowski, 25, of Pines, Colo. was recovered Sunday after rescue crews used chain saws to cut away the ice that had buried him.

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Ice kills snowboarder

Rescue crews struggle to recover body In a first for rescue and recovery efforts on Mt. Hood, chain saws were used on the White River glacier Sunday to cut away ice and retrieve the body of a 25-year-old Colorado snowboarder.

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