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1 Killed, 1 Awaiting Rescue After SUV Falls Off Cliff
BUCKLEY, Wash. (AP) — One man has died and another woman was awaiting rescue after an SUV went off a cliff near Mount Rainier National Park.
The News Tribune reports that a woman is critically injured about 600 feet down the cliff. Search and rescue crews were attempting to rescue her Sunday mo…
Cell Service at Rainier: Do You Want to Hear Me Now?
SEATTLE (AP) — Spotty or no cellular service has been the norm at the nation's fifth oldest park south of Seattle, but that could change soon.
Mount Rainier National Park is considering proposals by two carriers to provide cellular service in the park, setting off a debate about whether pe…
Skier Missing Overnight at Crystal Mountain Found OK
CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN (AP) — A skier who went missing overnight at Crystal Mountain Resort has been found alive and well.
KING-TV reports that the man, in his 50s, skied out of bounds on Sunday and wound up in Mount Rainier National Park. Search teams looked for him on Sunday after he separated from his s…
Park Weighs Cellular Service Proposals at Mount Rainier
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Two cellphone carriers have applied for permits to install telecommunications equipment on the main visitor building at Mount Rainier National Park.
Park officials say Verizon Wireless and T-Mobile are proposing to co-locate antennas on the outside of J…
Pair of Climbers Rescued After 2 Nights on Mount Rainier
MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park says rangers rescued a pair of climbers who had spent two nights near the volcano's summit after being overtaken by extreme weather.
The News Tribune newspaper reports the climbers were descending the 14,410-foot peak on…
WSDOT Crew Geared Up to Clear Chinook Pass
Springtime cues crews up to Chinook Pass. After a careful assessment last week, Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers began clearing the 5,430-foot pass. Each year crews blast, plow and blow their way through 20 to 30 feet of snow to clear the highway...
Stranded Snowboarders Reunited with Their Families
SEATTLE (AP) — Two snowboarders who spent two nights stranded on Mount Rainier have been reunited with their families.
Park spokeswoman Lee Snook says Derek Tyndall and Thomas Dale didn't appear to have frostbite or other injuries when rescuers reached them around 11 a...
Two Snowboarders Still Stranded on Mount Rainier
LONGMIRE, Wash. (AP) — Rescue crews weren't able to reach two stranded snowboarders on Mount Rainier, but made visual contact.
Mount Rainier National Park spokesman Kevin Bacher says the men, ages 20 and 21, called Sunday afternoon to report they had become lost in the storm while descendi…