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Avalanche Kills Two Snowmobilers Near Esmeralda Peak

The two men were from Bonney Lake; one was a police officer.

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An avalanche swept away a group of four snowmobilers last Saturday near Esmeralda Peak near Cle Elum, killing two. Both men were from Bonney Lake, and one was a police officer for the town. Officials said the incident marks five avalanche deaths in the past week.