Stories tagged: Mount Rainier National Park
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 3:30 a.m.
Mount Rainier trails magical as fall approaches
In September, something magical happens to the hiking trails on the northeast side of Mount Rainier National Park. The crowds disappear.
Sun., May 24, 2015, midnight
Field reports: Weed control to close Newman Lake access
BOATING – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife public-access site at Newman Lake will be closed June 2-4 to allow treatment of the lake with herbicide to control Eurasian …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2012, 2:41 p.m.
Thousands celebrate life of slain park ranger
Top federal officials, fellow park rangers and thousands of well-wishers have gathered in Washington state to celebrate the life of Margaret Anderson, a Mount Rainier National Park ranger who was …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2012, 9:32 a.m.
Copter dropped coffee cups to warn Rainier campers
A helicopter searching for the gunman who killed a Mount Rainier National Park ranger on New Year’s Day came across a small group of campers and used an unusual method …
Sun., Feb. 13, 2011, midnight
Old road now trail on Mount Rainier
National Park Service officials have given approval to convert Mount Rainier’s Carbon River Road into a 9-mile trail for hiking and biking. The road has been closed to vehicles since …