- 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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Category Archives: Weather
Editor’s Note: The Mountain News has received the following press release from the Central Pierce Fire District, which serves Frederickson, Spanaway, South Hill and Parkland. They have announced a relief effort to help firefighters in New York and New Jersey … Continue reading
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 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 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.
by Bruce A. Smith A section of the Orting-Kapowsin Highway was closed Friday due to the actions of beavers, according to a press release from the Road Operations Division of the Pierce County Department of Public Works and Utilities.
Special to the Mountain News The national spotlight that was placed upon Mount Rainier National Park over the past few months – first in the tragic shooting death of NPS Ranger Margaret Anderson, and then days later in the dramatic … Continue reading
by Bruce A. Smith Although our area has been graced this month with several days of sunshine and cloudless skies, it has spelled doom and suffering for many residents of Pierce County as the air – particularly on weekends … Continue reading