The reservation system opens March 15.
The men sold the bigleaf maple to a local music wood supplier.
Other climbers worked with dispatchers to save a fallen man for hours.
More than 10,500 people tried for volcano climbing permit this year.
The bill is a response to the White House's rollback of protections for Utah public lands.
State Senator Kevin Ranker introduced the whale measure as part of his broader Salish Sea Protection package.
Precipitation and warm weather means the ski resort plans to temporarily shut down.
Repeat floods and rockslides have closed multiple roads into the national park in recent months.
Some areas will remain accessible while other services come to a halt.
Flooding from the Mt. St. Helens lake is unlikely, but consequences are high.
Gov. Inslee toured the slow-moving slide outside Yakima.
Washington's sea star numbers are up in the aftermath of a four-year wasting syndrome epidemic.
Officials tried three times to tow a motorist out of deep snow on a remote wilderness road.
Locals fear the 6,500-strong Colockum Herd poses risks to drivers and ranchers.