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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