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Monday, April 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Depths of despair: Climbing family loses son to greatest fear

UPDATED: 10:53 p.m.

The bodies of climbers Jess Roskelley, of Spokane, and two Austrians were recovered Sunday from an avalanche-hit area of the eastern Canadian Rockies. Among the recovered items was a phone Roskelley was carrying that contained an image of the trio smiling, suggesting they had reached the summit before their deaths.
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