Mt. Rainier HEADLINES
The heavy snowfall that hit the Cascades this month has Jim Ziolkowski slamming doors. When he leaves the facilities maintenance office at Longmire at the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, he gives the door a swing that shakes the old wooden building to its frame. When he comes back in, he slams it again. It’s not that Ziolkowski is frustrated by the amount of snow that’s fallen on the park in the past three weeks — although as he’s acting facilities manager, one might forgive him for that.
The road to Paradise in Mount Rainier National Park hasn’t been open since Valentine’s Day, and that streak won’t end today.
Epic powder days come with avalanche, deep snow warnings.
After a slow start to winter, there is no shortage of snow in the mountains.
Chad Kellogg, a former Mount Rainier climbing ranger believed to be the first person to climb Rainier in fewer than five hours, died Friday in a mountaineering accident in Patagonia.
Mount Rainier and other national parks are allowing free entry over the President's Day weekend.
After snow blanketed the South Sound overnight, the melting process began Sunday morning.
Washingtons pay-to-play system for its state recreation lands is working, officials say. But Republican budget writers dont see a future in charging visitors the $30-a-year parking fee.
The U.S. Congress is approaching another round of budget cuts, and the National Park Service could be on the chopping block.
If you want sunshine with temperatures around 70 degrees, you usually have to book a flight this time of year. However, Friday that wasn't the case.
While the number of volunteers who worked at Mount Rainier National Park this year remained steady, the number of hours worked declined dramatically.
A 68-year-old Everett man who was reported missing after embarking on a solo day hike Tuesday at Mount Rainier was found safe Wednesday.
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