Stories tagged: cascades
Thu., May 28, 2020
The volcanoes of the Cascades are alive. They rumble, they roar – they even breathe.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
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
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
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
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
Highway 20 over the North Cascades opened to traffic Tuesday.
Wed., May 18, 2016
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
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
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
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
SEATTLE — Forecasters say frontal systems moving through Washington today and Thursday will bring heavy snow to the Cascades.