Five Rescued and Two Fatalities in Avalanche at Silver Mountain
The Shoshone sheriffs office confirms that five individuals were rescued and two were recovered from an avalanche on Silver Mountain today. Silver Mountain stated in their press release that all skiers have been accounted for. The sheriff's office would like to thank the numerous volunteers that assisted from several agencies including District 2, District 1 fire, Idaho Department of Lands, Cda Fire Dept,Shoshone County Search and Rescue, Schweitzer’s ski patrol, National Avalanche Center, and several local volunteers. The department sends its deepest condolences go out to all the family and friends affected by this tragic event.