Stories tagged: Cascade Mountains
Fri., June 8, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Whiteout conditions possible in W. Washington mountains this weekend
A cool, wet front is moving over Western Washington starting Friday, making excursions into the highlands potentially treacherous for hikers and skiers.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Weekend snow in Cascades could hinder travel along Snoqualmie Pass
Snow forecast for this weekend in the Cascade Mountains – including Snoqualmie Pass on Interstate 90 – could affect driving and cause delays for the next several days.
Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Plan for grizzlies in North Cascades draws mixed reactions
A federal proposal to return grizzly bears to the North Cascades drew mixed reaction in Cle Elum, where the first in a series of meetings was held this week. U.S. …
Tue., May 3, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
NTSB: pilot’s inability to fly in clouds caused crash
Federal investigators say a small airplane that crashed into Washington’s Cascade Mountains last July was caused by the pilot’s decision to fly during bad weather despite knowing that he was …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
Avalanche danger in Cascades is high through this weekend
A forecast for rain and snow at higher elevations in the Cascade Mountains could also cause dangerous avalanche conditions for travelers and recreationists.
Wed., March 28, 2012, 6:41 a.m.
Storm bringing more mountain snow in Washington
SEATTLE — It may be spring, but the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch through Thursday for the Olympics and Cascades.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, 8:21 a.m.
Heavy snow at Washington Cascade passes
SEATTLE — Heavy snow is making travel difficult or impossible through Snoqualmie and Stevens passes — the two main east-west highway routes through the Washington Cascades.
Mon., Jan. 18, 2010
Cascade wolf sightings increase
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Wolves that have moved into Oregon from Idaho appear to be extending their range west, with recent sightings in the southern Cascades and the Ochoco Mountains. …
Sun., March 22, 2009
Cascades ski event is first class
Neither wind nor blowing snow last weekend could stay 55 skiing “mail carriers” from their appointed rounds – from snow line on the west slope of the Oregon Cascades to …
Tue., Jan. 13, 2009
Dirty snow speeds runoff in mountains
SEATTLE – Soot on snow causes winter snowpacks in the Cascades and other Western mountain ranges to melt faster, leading to runoffs earlier in the spring, scientists say. Researchers at …