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HTC RE Camera review: a fun personal shooter with room to grow

My father's camcorder was a common sight on childhood vacations. Trips to Mount Rainier, the Oregon Coast, Disneyland, skiing, weddings -- you name it, there's video evidence of my siblings and I enjoying time together. I'm lucky to have grown up in...

Spotlight on green news & views: No mining at the Grand Canyon, half world's wildlife lost

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Fresh snow on Mount Rainier Many environmentally related posts appearing at Daily Kos each week don't attract the attention they deserve. To help get more eyeballs, Spotlight on Green News & Views (previously known as the Green Diary Rescue) appears twice a week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Show More Summary

Seattle: Easy Day Trips from Seattle: A First-Time Tour to Mount Rainier

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Seattleites love spending time outside. This week, contributor Lilit Marcus shows how even the most indoorsy city kid can enjoy Seattle's outdoor gems without having to go on the advanced hike. Mt. Rainier is probably the most popular outdoorsy day-trip attraction for visitors to Seattle, and with good reason. Show More Summary

North American National Park #40: Mount Rainier, Washington

I don’t think it is an overstatement to say that Mount Rainier is the crown jewel of the Pacific Northwest. Visible from Seattle on a clear day, it dominates the surrounding region. In fact, it is so large that it can also be seen from Portland and from the top of the mountains surrounding Vancouver. [...]

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — The location of the three bodies was revealed by the melting snow, but getting to them was another matter. They were high on a glacier at one of the most treacherous spots on Mount Rainier, an area pummeled by falling ice and rocks.

Bodies of 3 climbers retrieved from Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

Mount Rainier Bodies Found: Helicopter Search Finds 3 Bodies Believed To Be From Group Missing Since May

Three Mount Rainier bodies have been found near the area where six hikers went missing in May. The bodies were found during a helicopter search, but they are located in a treacherous area that is difficult to navigate by foot. At this point it is unknown just when the bodies will be able to be

3 bodies spotted on Mount Rainier where climbers went missing

5 months agoNews : The Newsroom

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — What appear to be three bodies have been spotted on Mount Rainier in an area where six climbers went missing earlier this summer, National Park officials said Tuesday.

Flying High at Ground Level – Checking out Alaska Airlines’ New Flight Simulator

The HUD on Alaska Airlines’ newest flight simulator. Notice Mount Rainier off in the distance on the left. When Alaska Airlines recently reached out to me, asking if I would like some time in their brand-spanking-new Boeing 737-800 flight simulator, I didn’t know if I should reply with just “yes,” or “hell yes.” (I [...]Show More Summary

Mount Rainier in Mount Rainier National Park, Washington

Over twenty named glaciers cover Mount Rainier, the highest point in Washington state at 14,411 feet above sea level and a conspicuous landmark in the western part of the state. Many routes and route variations await climbers of Mount Rainier, the majestic stratovolcano that can be seen from Seattle. Show More Summary

In Culture News: Scrimshaw for the NRA, Kathy Liao to Leave Town, and Paintings By an Orangutan

5 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

New Gallery at the Mount Baker Artist Lofts: One of the street-level orgs going into the new Mount Baker Artist Lofts—located on Rainier Avenue right next to Mount Baker's light rail stop—is this mouthful: the Mount Baker Neighborhood Center for the Arts and Casa de Esperanza Gallery. Show More Summary

New view of Rainier's volcanic plumbing

By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, a University of Utah researcher and colleagues made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier's deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someda...

New view of Mount Rainier's volcanic plumbing: Electrical images show upward flow of fluids to magma chamber

By measuring how fast Earth conducts electricity and seismic waves, scientists have made a detailed picture of Mount Rainier’s deep volcanic plumbing and partly molten rock that will erupt again someday.

Hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

SEATTLE (AP) — 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.

Hiker died of hypothermia on Mount Rainier

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

SEATTLE (AP) — 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.

The Sunday Morning News

6 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

usharkoley/Shutterstock MOUNT RAINIER Will not hesitate to kill you. Found: The search for outdoors writer Karen Sykes has been suspended with the discovery of a female body on Saturday near a little-traveled trail running over steep...Show More Summary

Body found on Mt. Rainier; hunt for writer halted

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The Mount Rainier search for missing outdoors writer Karen Sykes has been suspended with the recovery of the body of a "deceased female" in the area where teams have been focusing their effo...

Mt. Rainier search for writer ends when body found

6 months agoNews : The Newsroom

MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) — The search for a prominent outdoors writer on Mount Rainier was suspended Saturday after a woman's body was found, but the remains weren't immediately identified, officials said.

Karen Sykes: Search Suspended For Outdoors Writer Missing During Mount Rainier Hike

The search for missing hiker Karen Sykes was suspended on Saturday, five days after the 70-year-old outdoors writer disappeared on Mount Rainier. Sykes was separated from her hiking partner on Wednesday while she was working on a story. Sykes and the partner ran into snow at about 5,000 feet on the mountain, and Karen Sykes

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