Stories tagged: Mount St. Helens
UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
A conservation group has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management over the agencies’ decision to allow exploratory drilling in the upper Green River …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:54 a.m.
What do wine, the Seattle Storm and Mount St. Helens have in common? They could soon be celebrated on Washington license plates.
Legislature considers more plates for Washington drivers.
Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 5:30 a.m.
This year I had my first opportunity to visit Mount St. Helens during the iconic bloom of Indian paintbrush and purple penstemon wildflowers that have flourished since its catastrophic eruption …
Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 5 a.m.
A Portland man died Thursday while hiking on Mount St. Helens, according to the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 4:08 p.m.
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.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Authorities say an Ohio man has been found alive after he went missing nearly a week ago on a hike near Mount St. Helens in Washington state.
UPDATED: Sat., June 23, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
If you’re hunting for wildflowers and an inspirational experience at Mount St. Helens, now’s the time to hit trail 230A, which ascends the ridge on the east side of Coldwater …
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
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: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
A website for Mount St. Helens climbers crashed when more than 10,500 people attempted to buy one of the $22 climbing permits.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 12:42 p.m.
The Mount St. Helens Institute says it has made changes to its permitting process for volcano hikes after receiving suggestions from climbers.
Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
A television series – “We’ll Meet Again” – that begins this month on PBS includes an episode – “Rescued from Mount St. Helens” – built around the 1980 volcanic eruption.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
A series of small earthquakes has rattled an area northeast of Mount St. Helens in southwest Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 7:54 a.m.
A series of nine earthquakes originating near Mount St. Helens early Wednesday was felt throughout Clark County and as far away as Seattle, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Scientists have been listening to Mount St. Helens for decades, and yet the rumbling volcano still holds many secrets about its subterranean activities. However, a recent experiment using a new …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
The U.S. Forest Service has accepted a Canadian company’s application to conduct exploratory mining about 12 miles northeast of the Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument boundary.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 22, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Authorities say a 15-year-old girl missing overnight near Mount St. Helens has been found and is in good condition.
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 …
Tue., April 25, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Visitors will have the opportunity to explore Mount St. Helens in a variety of ways throughout 2017, thanks to programs offered by the Mount St. Helens Institute.
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 …
Mon., April 18, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Long before white-nose syndrome reached the Pacific Northwest, the U.S. Forest Service had warned visitors to Ape Cave at Mount St. Helens of the disease. Now that it’s been found …
Tue., Sept. 1, 2015
If President Barack Obama starts a trend to change the name of a mountain back to the one used by a region’s original inhabitants, there’s plenty of possibilities in Washington …
Sun., June 14, 2015
A route up the north side of Mount St. Helens to a dramatic view of the crater will remain open only to people who pay $195 for a guided trip. …
Sun., Dec. 29, 2013
VANCOUVER, Wash. – They’re brand new images of a Northwest icon that disappeared more than 33 years ago: the conical summit of Mount St. Helens. Reid Blackburn took the photographs …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
OUTFISH – A 35-pound, 10-ounce state-record lake trout was caught Monday in Lake Chelan by Phil Colyar of Wenatchee. Washington Fish and Wildlife biologists measured the fish, which was officially …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2012
LONGVIEW, Wash. – A mining company can prospect for gold, copper and other minerals near Mount St. Helens, the U.S. Forest Service said. Drilling planned 12 miles north of the …
Sun., Nov. 4, 2012
Bill Sullivan’s hunting party has taken about 10 elk in the past decade in Western Washington. Nine of them suffered from hoof rot, he told Department of Fish and Wildlife …
Sun., July 22, 2012, 8:38 a.m.
Ah, Mount St. Helens. I’ve written hundreds of stories about it, explored the trails around it on foot, skis and mountain bike; and climbed it 10 times, if I can …
Sat., July 21, 2012, 8:37 a.m.
LONGVIEW, Wash. — Mount St. Helens has become one of the most popular destinations for hikers in Washington state. Every $22 permit to climb Mount St. Helens is sold out …