Stories tagged: solar eclipse
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:16 p.m.
Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 5:55 a.m.
Summer in the Inland Northwest serves up a lot of eye candy for outdoor photographers. Nesting birds and newborn fawns turn a lot of heads. Moose pose like models. Our …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Three days after going dark on social media, the pop star put out more clues leading to a possible single drop Monday, the day of the big solar eclipse. And …
Fri., Aug. 18, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
More than 110 U.S. Postal Service offices are offering special postmarks for Monday’s total solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:21 p.m.
Traffic is already a headache in central Oregon as thousands of people arrive before Monday’s total solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Some of the nicest weather of the summer is expected through the weekend and will continue for Monday’s arrival of a total solar eclipse
Sun., Aug. 13, 2017
State warns of traffic mess from folks headed south to watch the eclipse.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
If you’re going to watch a solar eclipse, you need to wear special glasses. There’s not anything different about the sun or its radiation during the eclipse – it’s just …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
The upcoming solar eclipse is poised to become the “most photographed, most shared, most tweeted event in human history,” in the words of one astronomer. Millions of people will watch …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 11:39 a.m.
An 890-square-mile federal nuclear facility in eastern Idaho has banned hunters from the area on the day of the solar eclipse.
Sun., July 30, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
If you plan to livestream next month’s solar eclipse from one of the prime viewing spots, here’s a thought: Keep your phone in your pocket, put on your paper shades …
Fri., July 28, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Solar Eclipse for Kids classes will teach children about eclipses and how to view them safely.
Thu., July 27, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Gov. Kate Brown is authorizing the Oregon National Guard to deploy soldiers to help deal with an influx of tourists during next month’s total solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
A total solar eclipse coming up in August is creating a scheduling headache for schools. Is it worth canceling classes? Or should students stay in school and use the eclipse …
Fri., July 21, 2017, 8:25 a.m.
People traveling to northeastern Oregon to see next month’s solar eclipse now have another lodging option.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Portland State University in Oregon will launch four high-altitude balloons equipped with GPS tracking systems and 360-degree video cameras during the upcoming solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Mon., July 3, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
Idaho is bracing for an influx of tourists from around the world on Aug. 21, all bent on viewing a singular event: the first coast-to-coast total eclipse of the sun …
Mon., June 26, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Alaska Airlines is offering a charter flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 that will allow select passengers to view the astronomical event from the sky.
Tue., April 18, 2017, 6:22 a.m.
The Idaho Lottery is the latest group to cater to the growing popularity of this summer’s total solar eclipse on Aug. 21.
Fri., April 14, 2017, 3:42 p.m.
State park officials say they are opening 1,000 more campsites for people coming to watch the summer solar eclipse from Oregon.
Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
City officials in eastern Idaho say they are budgeting more than $200,000 to cover the cost of handling the onslaught of visitors, security and other amenities during the viewing of …
Thu., May 17, 2012
A partial solar eclipse on Sunday evening is going to darken one side of the sun to the delight of sky watchers in the Inland Northwest, but clouds could spoil …