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Tag: Kent

Nov.
5th

REI to open new store in Silverdale

REI plans to open a store in Silverdale, the Kent-based company announced this morning.

In a statement released today by the 74-year-old company, it announced the 24,500-square-foot store will be located at the intersection of Randall Way and Myhre Place. The store will include a bike shop, rental department and space for community meetings and classes.

“Our new Silverdale store will be much more convenient for more than 15,000 active REI members who reside along the Kitsap Peninsula,” Kevin Golic, an REI retail director, said in the prepared statement. “We look forward to providing REI’s quality products, advice and service

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July
5th

Man dies in Edith Creek above Mount Rainier’s Paradise

A man died in Edith Creek on Wednesday above Paradise, a Mount Rainier National Park spokesman confirmed Thursday.

The man, who has not yet been identified, was sliding intentionally on the snow when he fell through and into the creek, spokeswoman Patti Wold said.

The man was washed about 30 feet and was trapped under the snow, she said. His son called for help and a team of guides from Rainier Mountaineering Inc. were first to respond.

A guide climbed into the hole and found the man. The man was removed from the creek and CPR was performed but he

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