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Silver Mountain to be closed Wednesday to help employees

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 13, 2020

A skier takes off at Silver Mountain in Kellogg on Friday, Jan.10, 2020. 
The ski area is closed Wednesday to give employees a chance to recuperate after an avalanche killed three last week. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
A skier takes off at Silver Mountain in Kellogg on Friday, Jan.10, 2020. The ski area is closed Wednesday to give employees a chance to recuperate after an avalanche killed three last week. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)
From staff reports

Silver Mountain ski area will be closed Wednesday to give its employees a chance to recuperate in the aftermath of last week’s deadly avalanche.

The Kellogg ski resort announced the closure as an effort to help its workers after “they worked tirelessly through the challenges of last week.”

49 Degrees North will honor all Silver Mountain season passes for the day.

Three people died and five were rescued with minor injuries after an avalanche swept down Wardner Peak in an inbounds ski run called 16 to 1.

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