cascade mountains

2 Climbers Rescued After 1 Falls 50 Feet in Cascades
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say two climbers were rescued from Mount Stuart in the Cascade Mountains after one suffered a life-threatening injury in a fall caused by a boulder that broke free.
The Chelan County Sheriff's Office says 59-year-old Jim Schiller of Happy Valley, Oregon called auth…
US 2 Over Stevens Pass Closed; Avalanche Warning Issued
SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. 2 over Stevens Pass has been closed as avalanche danger continues to increase under heavy falling snow.
The Washington State Department of Transportation said on their website the road was closed in both directions Thursday afternoon with traffic stopped at milepost 58 at Sc…
DNR Lifts Burn Ban in Western Washington
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington State Department of Natural Resources is lifting the ban on outdoor burning on DNR-protected lands in western Washington.
The DNR said in a news release Monday the ban would be lifted just after midnight Tuesday due to fall weather conditions...
Winter Storm Expected to Bring More Heavy Snowfall Tonight
SEATTLE (AP) — The latest storm moving across Washington will leave up to 2 feet of new snow in the Cascades by tomorrow morning. Forecasters say the lowland snow showers in parts of Western Washington this morning will turn to rain with high winds on the coast and northwest interior until eve…
Expect Heavy Rains to Hit The Cascades Tonight
Heavy rain is expected to pound the east slopes of the Cascades through this evening. The National Weather Service says it could be up to three inches. Individuals living in these areas should be aware of the increase in water levels. Flooding is not expected but a lot of water will be filling area …