Stories tagged: solar eclipse
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
People along a swath of southern Asia gazed at the sky in marvel on Thursday at a “ring of fire” solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019
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
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
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
More than 110 U.S. Postal Service offices are offering special postmarks for Monday’s total solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017
Traffic is already a headache in central Oregon as thousands of people arrive before Monday’s total solar eclipse.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Solar Eclipse for Kids classes will teach children about eclipses and how to view them safely.
Thu., July 27, 2017
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
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
People traveling to northeastern Oregon to see next month’s solar eclipse now have another lodging option.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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 …