Margaret Anderson HEADLINES
Mount Rainier National Park will remain closed today as a major manhunt continues for the man suspected of shooting and killing a ranger Sunday after a routine traffic stop.
A single park ranger making a traffic stop is one of the most intense situations rangers face while working at Mount Rainier National Park.
A change in federal law that took effect in February 2010 allows visitors to legally bring firearms in to places such as Mount Rainier National Park. The law made possession of firearms in national parks and refuges subject to the firearms laws of the state and communities where the parks are located.
Margaret Andersons superiors at Mount Rainier National Park described her as an all-around ranger.
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.
The park ranger shot and killed this morning at Mount Rainier National Park was a 34-year-old mother of two from Eatonville.
A 34-year-old park ranger and mother of two was shot and killed this morning at Mount Rainier National Park. The suspect remains on the loose, and authorities have identified a 24-year-old man as a "strong person of interest." The park remains closed.
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