Contact Us

Name of Avalanche Victim Released [Update]

snow flower
Photo courtesy of Marko_K/Flickr

The avalanche victim whose body was found near Fish Creek Road yesterday was revealed today to be Mr. Mark Albee (age 42) of Bigfork. Earlier story here. Albee’s body was retrieved from beneath piles of snow and it appears that the avalanche led to his death. KGVO News spoke with Flathead County Sheriff, Chuck Curry shortly after the body was found, here’s what he had to say.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The body was uncovered near Jewel Basin Road.  Everyone should keep in mind that avalanche conditions in the Bigfork area are still very dangerous and that even the rescue crews had to take safety precautions while leaving the area.

More From 96.3 The Blaze

Best of the Web

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://963theblaze.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 96.3 The Blaze quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 96.3 The Blaze quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!