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Tag: Mount Rainier shooting

Jan.
7th

Procession route for slain ranger Margaret Anderson’s memorial

Here is the procession route for Margaret Anderson’s memorial. The procession is expected to end at Pacific Lutheran University by 10 am., where a public service will be held at 1 p.m.

Officials organizing the event Monday announced a change in the procession route. It will now be:

The new route is:

* Depart Mountain View Funeral Home
* East on Steilacoom Boulevard Southwest
* South on South Tacoma Way
* East on South 96th Street South
* South on Steele Street South
* East on 112th Street South
* South on C

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Jan.
3rd

UPDATE: Fund for donations to Ranger Margaret Anderson’s family established at KeyBank

UPDATE: THIS UPDATE HAS A NEW ADDRESS FOR MAILING DONATIONS TO KEYBANK. The address previously posted also works.

For those making donations by mail, send donations to KeyBank: Margaret Anderson Donation Account, P.O. Box 159, Eatonville, WA 98328. Make checks payable to Margaret Anderson Donation Account.

KeyBank  cannot process donations over the phone. To make a donation electronically contact your bank and asked to have the money sent to the address above.

Donations can be made in person at any KeyBank branch nationwide.

Donations in lieu of

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Jan.
1st

24-year-old with military experience suspected in shooting death of Rainier ranger

From the Associated Press:

Police say they’ve identified a “strong person of interest” in the fatal New Year’s Day shooting of a Mount Rainier Park National Park ranger. Pierce County Sheriff’s spokesman Ed Troyer says 24-year-old Benjamin Colton Barnes is believed to have military experience and possess skills to survive in the wild. Troyer says the man’s vehicle was recovered, which had weapons and body armor.Police are still searching the park for a gunman who authorities say shot 34-year-old Margaret Anderson about 11 a.m.Troyer says armored vehicles were being brought in to remove about 100 people who are hunkered down

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