Hiker falls off trail and dies in Columbia River Gorge

PORTLAND — The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office says a hiker died after falling from a trail in the Columbia River Gorge.

Lt. Steve Alexander says the man fell Saturday from near the top of the Angel's Rest trail. The man was hiking with a woman when he fell an estimated 75 feet.


Aftershocks expected after quake in Alaska's Aleutians

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Dozens of noticeable aftershocks above magnitude 4.0 are expected in the remote Aleutian Island region off Alaska in the weeks following a major 7.0 earthquake.

Alaska state seismologist Michael West says a dozen measurable aftershocks have hit the area since Friday's quake, including one reaching 6.1 in strength.

Compiled from wire reports


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