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TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

North Cascades Highway to open Thursday

NATIONAL PARKS -- The party's almost over for bicyclists who've had long stretches of the North Cascades Highway all to themselves as road crews have been clearing snow from State ...

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014

North Cascades Highway clearing starts today

PARKS – Crews are scheduled to begin clearing snow from the North Cascades Highway today, March 31, Washington Transportation Department officials say. The mountainous stretch of Highway 20 could reopen by early ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 3, 2013

Snow closes North Cascades Highway for season

OUTDOOR TRAVEL -- After finding a 12-foot deep avalanche along a 150-foot stretch of highway below Liberty Bell Mountain this morning, the state Department of Transportation has decided to keep the ...

MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

North Cascades Highway reopening today

OUTDOORS ACCESS -- The Washington Department of Transportation says the North Cascades Highway is reopening at 10 a.m. this morning. It was closed last week by severe mudslides near Rainy ...

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013

TUESDAY, AUG. 7, 2012

TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2011

North Cascades hikers limited by snow

BACKPACKING -- A group of Western Washington University students found plenty of snow-free landscape for backpacking and camping up the Stehekin Valley from Lake Chelan last week. Portions of the ...

TUESDAY, DEC. 7, 2010

Operator sought for Stehekin resort

NATIONAL PARKS -- Managing a 21-room lodge can't be easy anywhere, but would it be be more enjoyable in paradise?Check out this story on the National Park Service search for ...

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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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