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TUESDAY, SEPT. 10, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2013

Thunder storms put hikers in hot spot

WILDERNESS -- I'm just back from four electrifying days of backpacking in the Glacier Peak Wilderness, catching up old news for which I had a front row seat. Mudslides bury ...

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 2013

North Cascades Highway opening is harbinger of summer

PARKS -- Suddenly it seems as though summer will happen. Washington's North Cascades Highway, a gateway to North Cascades National Park, opened Tuesday, weeks earlier than last year because of a thinner snow ...

MONDAY, APRIL 1, 2013

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, AUG. 7, 2012

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012

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

TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2011

North Cascades Highway closes, possibly for season

MOUNTAIN PASSES -- The North Cascades Highway closed in the past hour (Tuesday evening) as Washington highway crews prepare for storms and heavy snow storms in the coming days. State Department of Transportation officials ...

TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011

North Cascades Highway likely to open Wednesday

NATIONAL PARKS -- The Washington Transportation Department says road crews expect to reopen the North Cascades Highway at noon Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. That would be the second-latest opening ...

MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011

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Rich Landers

Rich Landers’ Outdoors blog


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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