Randy King, superintendent at Mount Rainier National Park, will be the featured speaker at the Nov. 19 annual meeting of the Mount Rainier National Park Associates. King has worked at the park since 2003, serving the past year as superintendent.
The event begins with dinner at 6 p.m. with the meeting starting at 7:30 p.m.
The group will gather at Vince’s Italian Restaurant, 2815 NE Sunset Blvd., Renton. Dinner costs range from $14 to $27.55, depending on entree.
Attendees reservations are due by Nov. 12.
To register and make your meal choice, contact Jane Titland at email@example.com or 425-747-1698. You can learn more about the group at mrnpa.org.
NORTH CASCADES WEBCAMS
Visitors to the North Cascades National Park Complex can get a quick look at the weather at locations along North Cascades Highway thanks to new webcams installed by Seattle City Light. The utility recently added webcams to its weather stations along state Route 20. Get updated conditions and views from Newhalem and Gorge, Diablo and Ross dams.
You can see the image at wunderground.com/webcams/Newhalem/1/show.html. Change the number from 1 to 2, 3 or 4 to view all four cameras.
You can to go nps.gov/noca/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm to see images from the webcam the park operates itself at the North Cascades Visitor Center near Newhalem and one at Stehekin.
Mount Rainier has nine webcams around the park. They can be found at nps.gov/mora/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm. The Sunrise cameras are shut down for the winter.
At Olympic National Park, there are three cameras. Links to those, and three others in the area, can be found at nps.gov/olym/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm.