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Avalanche kills back-country skier

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LEAVENWORTH — A 45-year-old Leavenworth woman died April 12 in an avalanche near Golden in British Columbia.

Eleanor Pryor Booher was back country skiing in a tour group near the Gothics Glacier when she was buried by the avalanche, according to a press release from the British Columbia Coroners Service.

She was located through a beacon search and probes, and CPR was performed at he scene. She was flown to a hospital in Golden, then transferred to Foothills Medical Centre…

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