- DB Cooper – 42nd Anniversary celebrations include symposium in Tacoma and annual bash in Ariel December 4, 2013
- Bethel Open Market offers holiday-themed festivities and crafts November 2, 2013
- Readers weigh in on GMO labeling initiative October 18, 2013
- Mount Rainier National Park is now open October 17, 2013
- Animal rights group in Eatonville seeking a foster home for a special dog October 14, 2013
- Yelm writer pens an account of her search for the feminine in a man’s world October 12, 2013
- SR 7 through Alder Gorge re-opens, relieving traffic in Eatonville October 6, 2013
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Editor’s Note: Mount Rainier National Park announced this week that it is making a major change in providing access for the public to the Paradise area, and will close the road from Longmire on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. About these ads
Special to the Mountain News At approximately 1100 hours this morning, searchers at Mount Rainier National Park found the two snowboarders who have been missing since Sunday, November 12. Derek Tyndall, 21, and Thomas Dale, 20, had spent Sunday … Continue reading
Update, 10 pm, Monday, 11.12.12: Kevin Backer, public information officer at Mount Rainier National Park, has issued the following update on the missing snowboarders above Paradise: About 3:00 this afternoon, one of the search teams made brief visual contact, from … Continue reading
by Bruce A. Smith After Hurricane Sandy hit last week, the New York-New Jersey area endured a major winter storm this week known as a Nor’easter that dumped over a half-foot of heavy, wet snow and packed winds of up … Continue reading
By Josh Magill The slaughter of a wolf pack by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife to assuage concerns of local cattle ranchers in the north-central section of the state has triggered an enormous political backlash.
By Bruce A. Smith As Superstorm Sandy upends our world and seems a capstone to a growing list of global disasters like the economic collapse of 2008, local author Michael Meade shares words of advice in his new book, Why … Continue reading
By Josh Magill Washington State Senator Kevin Ranker stated on Thursday that he wants to know the specifics of why the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife (WDF&W) decided to eliminate a pack of wolves known as the “Wedge Pack” … Continue reading
by Bruce A. Smith It’s been two full days since Sandy slammed into the New York-New Jersey coast and the impacts are both local and national, physical and emotional, at a scale few have ever experienced before.
By Bruce A. Smith, and photo by Josh Magill Like many, I was consumed with watching coverage of Hurricane Sandy this evening.
NPS Climbing Ranger killed on Mount Rainier during rescue effort; four others injured – UPDATES, Saturday, Sunday, Monday
by Bruce A. Smith A climbing ranger at Mount Rainier National Park has died during a rescue attempt on the Emmons Glacier this afternoon, park officials announced Thursday evening, June 21, 2012.