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Interior secretary comments on death of ranger Nick Hall

Post by Jeff Mayor / The News Tribune on June 22, 2012 at 10:42 am |
June 22, 2012 1:39 pm

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar this morning issued the following statement regarding the loss of Mount Rainier National Park Ranger Nick Hall:

“It was with a heavy heart that I learned of the tragic loss of Mount Rainier Park Ranger Nick Hall, who heroically gave his life to save others during a dangerous rescue on the mountain. Nick embodied the brave and selfless nature of the men and women of the National Park Service who dedicate their lives to protecting and helping the millions of visitors to our cherished national parks across America. On behalf of the entire Interior family, I offer our heartfelt support and prayers to Nick’s family, friends and coworkers.”

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