Mount Rainier shooting http://kplu.org en Memorial pays tribute to park ranger killed on Mount Rainier http://kplu.org/post/memorial-pays-tribute-park-ranger-killed-mount-rainier <p>Family, fellow law enforcement officers and top government officials paid their respects to National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson at a memorial today. She was fatally shot on Mount Rainier on New Year&rsquo;s Day after putting up a roadblock to stop a man who blew through a mandatory checkpoint.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:34:12 +0000 Charla Bear 3679 at http://kplu.org Memorial for killed Mount Rainier ranger at PLU today http://kplu.org/post/memorial-killed-mount-rainier-ranger-plu-today <p>There will be a memorial service for park ranger Margaret Anderson at Pacific Lutheran University today.</p><p>Ranger Anderson was killed while on duty at Mount Rainier.&nbsp; Authorities says gunman Benjamin Barnes fled to the park after a shooting in a Skyway apartment on New Year&rsquo;s Eve.&nbsp; He shot Anderson at a chain-up checkpoint.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 16:40:12 +0000 Amelia Greim 3656 at http://kplu.org Memorial for killed Mount Rainier ranger at PLU today Flags lower Tuesday for Mount Rainier ranger http://kplu.org/post/flags-lower-tuesday-mount-rainier-ranger <p>SPOKANE, Wash. &mdash; Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed that flags at state buildings fly at half-staff Tuesday in memory of the ranger shot to death on New Year&#39;s Day at Mount Rainier National Park.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 19:49:49 +0000 The Associated Press 3604 at http://kplu.org National Parks are dangerous places to enforce the law http://kplu.org/post/national-parks-are-dangerous-places-enforce-law <p>Mount Rainier will remain closed through Thursday after the fatal shooting of ranger Margaret Anderson on Sunday.</p><p>The tragedy underscores a little-known fact about the country&#39;s most beautiful landscapes: They&#39;re also home to some of the highest rates of assault on law enforcement.</p><p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 01:05:54 +0000 Jessica Robinson 3589 at http://kplu.org National Parks are dangerous places to enforce the law