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Hiker On Mt. Rainier Died Of Hypothermia

A 70-year-old hiker who died of hypothermia in rugged terrain in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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Friends: Mt. Rainier Hiker’s Death An Accident

The hiker whose body was found in Mount Rainier National Park over the weekend was experienced, prepared and knew the mountain well after having written dozens of stories about treks through the area.

CBS Seattle–06/23/2014

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Feds Green Light Mount Rainier Upgrades

The National Parks Service has approved long-awaited upgrades to Mount Rainier’s Camp Muir — one of the main stops for the thousands people who climb the mountain.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2013

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Rescuers Find Two Mt. Rainier Snowboarders

The search has resumed for two snowboarders stranded in heavy snow on Mount Rainier; six five-member teams went out Tuesday morning.

CBS Seattle–11/13/2012

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Memorial Service for Fallen Mount Rainier Ranger

ASHFORD, Wash. (AP) — Mount Rainier National Park is holding a memorial service Friday for Ranger Nick Hall whose body remains on the mountain more than a week after he fell to his death. Park […]

CBS Seattle–06/29/2012

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Guide to Most Unique Hotels in WA

Want to get away for a unique hotel experience? How about a lighthouse, a cavern, a treehouse or a castle? Washington is filled with beautiful history and unique hotel destinations that are only a float plane, ferry or car ride away.

02/07/2012

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Snowshoer Missing on Mount Rainier Since Saturday

About 60 rangers and volunteers went out in snowstorm on Mount Rainier Monday, searching for a man missing since Saturday when he slid down a slope and became separated from his snowshoeing party.

01/16/2012

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Mt. Rainier Ranger Shot to Death, Gunman Found, Dead

UPDATE: An armed Iraq War veteran suspected of killing a Mount Rainier National Park ranger managed to evade snowshoe-wearing SWAT teams and dogs on his trail for nearly a day. He couldn’t, however, escape the cold and has been discovered dead by authorities.

01/02/2012

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Guide to WA Winter Festivals

January in Washington means celebrating winter snow, nature and our beautiful mountains. Grab your coat and your family and enjoy!

12/31/2011

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