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Hiker believed missing near Eatonville

A 58-year-old Bellevue man is missing after leaving for a hike, and police believe he may be in the Eatonville area. Vladimir Postrigan takes hikes daily and he left home Tuesday with just his day bag, Bellevue police spokesman Seth Tyler said Wednesday.

Outdoors

7 Snow-free (usually) winter hikes

Winter is coming and conditions on mountain trails are changing dramatically. If snow-free hiking is your thing, you still have plenty of options. Here are seven ideas for South Puget Sound residents.

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Fishers released to a snowy forest on Mount Rainier

Ten fishers, members of the weasel family, were released inside Mount Rainier National Park Dec. 2, 2016.
Jeffrey P. Mayor jeff.mayor@thenewstribune.com
Fishers released to a snowy forest on Mount Rainier 0:47

Fishers released to a snowy forest on Mount Rainier

7 Snow-free (usually) winter hikes 2:20

7 Snow-free (usually) winter hikes

Skiers and boarders head for the slopes 1:04

Skiers and boarders head for the slopes

Hiking Rampart Ridge and Trail of the Shadows at Mount Rainier 1:33

Hiking Rampart Ridge and Trail of the Shadows at Mount Rainier