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THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013

Cayuse pass closed for season, Chinook reopened

MOUNTAIN PASSES --  The Washington Transportation Department has closed Cayuse Pass for the season, but conditions at nearby Chinook Pass are more favorable. Chinook Pass was reopened at noon Wednesday — but no one ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

Going to the Sun Road opens in Glacier Park

NATIONAL PARKS -- The entire 50 miles of the Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park is open as of 8:30 a.m. this morning. See map for highlights of the scenic route over Logan Pass. ...

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013

FRIDAY, MAY 3, 2013

Cayuse Pass snow cleared; open for season

MOUNTAIN PASSES --  The Washington Department of Transportation Department has reopened Cayuse Pass, giving motorists access to the east entrance of Mount Rainier National Park.  Workers had been clearing snow up to ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 20, 2012

Idaho’s backroad mountain passes closing for season

WINTER TRAVEL -- Idaho backroads mountain passes that hunters, hikers, anglers and other outdoor enthusiass have been using since spring are shutting down for winter. The Shoshone County Public Works Department issued ...

MONDAY, NOV. 19, 2012

North Cascades Highway closed by snow, avalanches

TRAVEL -- The Washington Transportation Department closed the North Cascades Highway at noon today because of heavy snow and avalanche danger. Three slides occurred and more than 4 inches of snow fell ...

TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012

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TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 2012

Snow being cleared off North Cascades Highway

MOUNTAIN PASSES --  Crews are working on Highway 20 to clear the North Cascades Highway -- the great recreational road between Mazama and Marblemount, through North Cascades National Park. Snow removal began March ...

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2011

MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2011

Chinook, Cayuse passes close for winter

MOUNTAIN PASSES -- The state Transportation Department has closed Chinook and Cayuse passes for the winter because of avalanche danger. The department says strong winds drifted snow Monday across both Highway ...

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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