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Big Four Ice Caves Reopen a Year After Deadly Collapse
VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — The Big Four Ice Caves reopened Friday, nearly a year after a deadly collapse. Three people have died in cave collapses over the past five years.
KING-TV reports the trail was closed last July when a collapse killed 34-year-old Annalisa Santana of California and injured fiv…
The Strongest El Nino; NASA and USDA Expand Partnership
El Nino has strengthened steadily during the past month, approaching the “strong category”. El Nino is so strong this go round that it could wind up be the strongest El Nino event in 50 years. El Nino rarely peeks in the summer months, making it possible to see it last th…