Stories tagged: Cascades
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019, 10:38 a.m.
Spokane helicopter crew rescues three hikers in Cascades after death of fourth hiker, a UW professor
When helicopter crews in Western Washington were unavailable Sunday, a team from the Spokane area jumped into action to rescue three hikers from a peak in the Central Cascades.
Tue., May 8, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
As Mount Kilauea unleashes a world-class show of geologic force on Hawaii’s Big Island, some Northwesterners are eyeing the Cascade Range with a new wariness. It’s an empty threat at …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
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
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.
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 the North Cascades opened to traffic Tuesday.
Wed., May 18, 2016, 1:03 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SEATTLE — Forecasters say frontal systems moving through Washington today and Thursday will bring heavy snow to the Cascades.