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Oregon State scientists examine Mount St. Helens formation

Oregon State University scientists may have the answer to why Mount St. Helens is out of line with other major volcanoes on the Cascade Range.


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

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.


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. …


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 …


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.


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.


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.


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. …


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 …


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 …