Listen: Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo killed in car crash caused by bandits
"Stay connected. Stay informed. Komo news. This is twenty four seven news on KOMO news. I'm Paul Jackson. If you're planning ahead for the high country to make a few turns on fresh powder. You might wanna change your plans as komo's gave Cohen reports. Not only is there. No powder. Really? Isn't that much known a high country at this point the snowpack and most of Washington is less than one third of what it should be right now? So most ski resorts are still closed including Stevens pass and mount Baker. Crystal mountain is open as his mission ridge. But beyond ski season. These levels could be concerning. I've been doing this for twenty five years now. And and you know, I can count on one hand a number of years that we started out the season this poorly. Scott Petit is a water supply specialists with the natural resources conservation service. He says Leszno now could mean a more intense wildfire season next summer, and it could hurt industries like fisheries. Agriculture and power companies that affects virtually everyone, whether it's commodity prices. Whether it's power prices, water, municipal, water supplies, and prices. The good news is it's early and you can flip a coin right now on which way it's going to go. Gabe Cohen, komonews let you know just how dire the snowpack situation is high country. Consider this last year Snoqualmie pass had ninety six inches of snow with this time right now, there's only roughly eighteen inches of snow on the ground. The body found in the trunk of a corn. Auburn Thursday has been identified as Hector Galliano. Police say the Twenty-seven-year-old was last seen by his family Monday. In a statement, Auburn police said investigators still haven't determined the man's cause of death and are continuing to investigate it as a possible homicide just back from the Mexican border. One of your local representatives says that the migrant caravan crisis is a made up problem. But most Ryan Harris has more including. A response from a group that wants immigration limits. Seattle Democrat Paul says she watched his border agents kept people from approaching the entry points where they can legally seek asylum, and that she intervened when she saw some who reached those points turned away told they had to go somewhere else. It was clear to me that this is not a crisis that needs to be there. This is a crisis that has been manufactured, and that has really been a part of this administration's attempts to literally stop asylum with the federation for American Immigration Reform agrees. It's a manufactured crisis. But it's manufactured by the people who organized this assault on the sovereignty of the United States. They did this with the very specific intent of challenging the right of the United States to turn away. People who have no business entering the United States. Melman says Americans expect our border to be controlled giant pulses immigration policies will be near the top of the list when Democrats take control of the US house. Ryan Harris, KOMO news to former. Major league baseball players won a former mariner were killed in a car crash after a winter league game in Venezuela this week sue Romero has the details. Three-year-old Luis Valbuena and Thirty-seven-year-old Jose Castillo were killed Thursday. According to the team kart analyst, Laura of the Venezuelan professional baseball league. The team says the men were in a vehicle that overturned as they were heading to the city of Barquisimeto after a game in the capital Caracas third baseman. Carlos Rivera was also in the car and survived. Valbuena was an eleven year. Major league veteran who played for the Seattle. Mariners for one year in two thousand eight he also played for Cleveland, Chicago, Houston and most recently the angels who released him on August. Seventh can steal played five seasons with Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Houston, see Romero.."