Two more skiers have been killed by a large avalanche, this one in Colorado, bringing to 15 the number of fatalities nationwide this season.
The bodies of Justin Lentz, 32, and Jarrad law, 34, both of Portage, Wis., were recovered Sunday afternoon near Independence Pass, about 80 miles southwest of Denver, the Lake County Sheriff's Office said. Three other skiers were hospitalized for injuries.
Lentz's father, Robert, said his son had been skiing since he was 5 or 6 years old. He was an electrician and engaged to be married.
Lentz and Law frequently went skiing, snowboarding and mountain biking together, friend Joey Kindred told reporters over the...