Category Archives: Nisqually River

Amtrak passenger train derails near JBLM – 6 reported killed, over 70 injured

By Bruce A. Smith An Amtrak “Cascades” passenger train enroute to Portland, Oregon derailed this morning just north of the Nisqually River near DuPont, Washington. Six people were killed according to reports published by the Tacoma News Tribune, with almost … Continue reading

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Nisqually Land Trust expands river protection in Yelm

Special to the Mountain News, from the Nisqually Land Trust: May 23, 2017 Susan Callender The Land Trust recently added two more highly prized properties to its acquisitions along the Whitewater Reach of the Nisqually River, near Yelm, which is … Continue reading

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