Stories tagged: Cascades
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Hiking with mom: She still sets pace for daughter
I’ve covered hundreds of miles of trail hiking and backpacking with my mother over two decades, but one thing never seems to change. I struggle to keep up.
Mon., Aug. 7, 2017
Kelli Scott: Gratitude, humility gained through fire
My family’s new house is just finished, still a mess of unpacked boxes and construction dust, but already buzzing like a good home should.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
3-peak weekend: Climbers bag St. Helens, Adams, Hood in one trip
In the span of the Memorial Day weekend, Jason Keen became a veteran of scaling Cascades lava-belchers and snowboarding down their icy slopes. A few days earlier, he’d never climbed …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Highway 20 over North Cascades opens
Highway 20 over the North Cascades opened to traffic Tuesday.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
Mount St. Helens monitoring ongoing 36 years after eruption
Thirty-six years after a deadly volcanic eruption at Mount St. Helens, the United States Geological Survey is still closely monitoring the volcano and others in the state.
Tue., May 10, 2016, 5 a.m.
Mount St. Helens eruption not expected soon despite series of quakes
An ongoing swarm of earthquakes under Mount St. Helens doesn’t mean the volcano is likely to erupt soon, but scientists are studying the tiny quakes to see what they reveal …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Federal initiative includes grant to lower fire risk in eastern Cascades
The federal government is funding a new initiative with $780,000 aimed at lowering wildfire risks and improving forest health in the eastern Cascades this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture …
Fri., Jan. 4, 2013, 3:08 p.m.
Florida skydiver missing after Washington jump
SEATTLE — A skydiver who was wearing a special flying suit when he jumped out of a helicopter at 6,500 feet is missing today in the Cascade foothills east of …
Wed., March 14, 2012, 7:25 a.m.
Storm bringing heavy snow to Washington Cascades
SEATTLE — Forecasters say frontal systems moving through Washington today and Thursday will bring heavy snow to the Cascades.