This week's snowfall means danger will rise on Thursday.
The project aims to make 10 miles of trail along Lake Crescent at Olympic National Park universally accessible by 2019.
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.
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More than 10,500 people tried for volcano climbing permit this year.
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.
The Trailhead Direct shuttle, which serves popular trailheads in the Issaquah area, attracted about 900 hikers in its debut season.
November storms wiped out the Olympic National Park road for the second time in two years.
Terence Garvin worked with Team Mission, which uses mountaineering as therapy.
Women made up a huge part of The Mountaineers' Everett chapter from 1911 on.
The Verlot pay phone has been used to call 911 25 times in the last two years.
The 61-year-old is a ski historian, author, founder of Northwest Mountaineering Journal, and lifelong lover of the mountains.
The popular Lake Serene Trail traverses through Weyerhauser property, and now they want to cash in.
Two hikers reported a vehicle in the parking lot after completing a hike on Sauk Mountain. Officials connected it to a missing man.
Since August, eight people have been charged with 191 criminal counts in a huge poaching case in southeast Washington.
A mass of warm water—known as "the blob"—has had lingering effects on numbers of juvenile salmon.
More than two dozen small earthquakes shook Rainier this past week, but there's no need to worry, say seismologists.
A dozen rabid bats were found this August on sidewalks and in homes and public parks in Washington, bring the yearly count to 21.
Though the Norse Peak Fire has mellowed, it's still too unpredictable to reopen Crystal.
Want a dose of pure beauty? Check out Anastasia Allison (scout, violin) and Rose Freeman (mountaineer, piano) performing summit "Ashokan Farewell."
The Norse Peak Fire has forced the closure of all the backcountry trails on the east side of Mount Rainier National Park.
Officials are asking anyone and everyone to catch as many fish as possible after devastating breach in a net that contained 305,000 salmon.
Nick Burson, 31, and Marc McPhereson, 43—both cops in Ellensburg—summitted Adams, St. Helens, Rainier, Baker and Glacier Peak in just five days.
Allison Macsas and Mallory Brooks complete 93 miles in 29 hours.
Want to bring home berries from the central and south Cascades? Even amateurs need a permit this year.
Twenty-two artists from around North America are spending the week in plein air, painting the beauty of the Olympics.
Mt. Baker Wilderness, Washington
Slime mold comes in many forms. But this one is the most...memorable.
The Bridge Creek-McAlester Pass Trail takes you all the way from Highway 20 to legendary, gigantic cinnamon rolls and cold beer.
There are more than 20 different permits and passes to use public lands in Washington. Soon, that may change for the better.
The world's top volcanologists will gather in Portland the week of August 14 to talk eruptions, risks, mud slurries, hot gas.