Stories tagged: mount rainier
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
After a spurt of seismic activity this weekend, Mount Rainier National Park was shaken by a 3.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday afternoon.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
Water has gushed from a glacier on Washington’s Mount Rainier, damaging a road and trail as it flowed down.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2019
It was a storm that almost dashed their dreams.
Sun., June 9, 2019
On May 31, Nick Sweeney and Zack Turner, two Spokane alpine climbers, were attempting to climb Ptarmigan Ridge on Mount Rainier with Kyle Terry. The three were preparing for an …
UPDATED: Fri., June 7, 2019
One of the climbers stranded for days near the top of Mount Rainier in Washington state told reporters Thursday night, “Don’t mess with Rainier.”
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
A helicopter crew has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak in Washington for several days.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019
A rescue effort is underway for climbers who have been stranded on the north side of Mount Rainier in Washington state since Monday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 4, 2019
One climber was killed and two were injured by rock fall on Mount Rainier’s Liberty Ridge route Wednesday evening.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Cayuse and Chinook passes near Mount Rainier will open Thursday in time for Memorial Day weekend.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019
There are roughly 20 major volcanoes in the Cascade Range, and while scientists might know about them individually, they don’t know as much about why volcanoes in a chain might …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Visitors are no longer allowed to enter Mount Rainier National Park through the main entrance until the government shutdown ends.
Sun., July 29, 2018
A hiker has been killed in Mount Rainier National Park after being swept away by the swift waters of the West Fork of the White River.
Sat., July 7, 2018
They were red or yellow, and originally found in Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier and Mount Rainier National Parks. Book a bus ride and enjoy the historical encounter.
Fri., June 8, 2018
A cool, wet front is moving over Western Washington starting Friday, making excursions into the highlands potentially treacherous for hikers and skiers.
Fri., June 8, 2018
Park officials say a 76-year-old hiker has been found dead in Mount Rainier National Park.
Fri., May 25, 2018
Cellphone equipment will soon be installed at Mount Rainier National Park, discreetly hidden in the Jackson Memorial Visitor Center at Paradise.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018
The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast that are also part of the geologically active …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
Gov. Jay Inslee says that a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks would hurt rural counties in Washington …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
The Trump administration is calling for a $297 million cut to the Park Service budget, which would be slightly more than total entrance fee collections under the $70 proposal.
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
The National Park Service is floating a steep increase in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, mostly in the West, to address a backlog of maintenance and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 20, 2017
Nearly two dozen small earthquakes have rattled Mount Rainier over the past week, but seismologists say there’s no cause for worry.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
When the dust settled from their flurry of climbing and driving, including an initial 36-hour run with no sleep, two law enforcement officers from Ellensburg had scaled Washington’s five tallest …
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017
Mount Rainier National Park officials say the body of a skier who went missing from the park last month after he fell through a snow bridge was found at the …
Wed., July 5, 2017
A skier is missing after falling through a snow bridge into Pebble Creek in Mount Rainier National Park.
Sun., June 18, 2017
One man has died and another woman was awaiting rescue after an SUV went off a cliff near Mount Rainier National Park.
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 …
Fri., June 2, 2017
The National Park Service says a member of Canada’s national police force was rescued by an Army helicopter near the summit of Mount Rainier.
Sun., March 12, 2017
The new online reservation system at Mount Rainier National Park will begin taking requests on Wednesday, and park officials hope to get beyond the system failure that occurred last spring.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016
The elusive weasel-like mammal poked its head out of the wooden crate, glanced around and quickly darted into the thick forest of Mount Rainier National Park – returning to a …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
Two cellphone carriers have applied for permits to install telecommunications equipment on the main visitor building at Mount Rainier National Park.