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Mount Rainier tops for wildflowers

NATURE -- Mount Rainier National Park is one of the region’s most gorgeous places to visit and hike during wildflower season. Named the best wildflower spot in the U.S. by ...

TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013

MONDAY, MARCH 18, 2013

MONDAY, JAN. 14, 2013

Upgrades approved for Rainier’s Camp Muir

The National Parks Service has approved long-awaited upgrades to Mount Rainier’s Camp Muir – one of the main stops for the thousands of people who climb the mountain. Pacific West ...

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Who’s looking down on Mount Rainier?

OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY -- I love this autumn photo of Mount Rainier snapped by my backcountry skiing buddy, Rick Rocheleau. Even Seattle residents tell me they can't remember seeing a hole ...

SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2011

Mount Rainier offers hope for whitebark pine woes

NATURE -- The whitebark pine is making news as a potential candidate for Endangered Species protections, and the domino impacts on species ranging from Clark's nutcrackers to grizzly bears. The ...

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011

New exhibits at Mount Rainier’s Sunrise Visitor Center

NATIONAL PARKS -- Mount Rainier National Park has revealed a $600,000 upgrade to the Sunrise Visitor Center for visitors to enjoy this season. Sunrise opened for the season last week. Patti Wold, project manager, told ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2011

Avalanches rock and roll on Rainier

NATIONAL PARKS -- Some of the biggest rock avalanches in years have been roaring off Mount Rainier the past several days, kicking up billowing clouds of dust and propelling rivers ...

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 15, 2011

FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 2011

Mount Rainier National Park superintendent leaving

PUBLIC LANDS -- The superintendent of Mount Rainier National Park is leaving to become superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park. Dave Uberuaga (oo-buh-RAH’-guh) told park employees about the move Tuesday ...

FRIDAY, FEB. 11, 2011

Rich Landers

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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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