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Wednesday Aug 20 | Farmington Daily Times

Thoughts from the top: Dangerous and iconic mountain beckons many climbers

Josh Bossin watches rope teams climb up Washington's Mount Rainier as the sun begins to rise during a climb on July 24 and 25. Mount Rainier, which is located in west central Washington, is 14,410 feet above sea level, depending on the source.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters, US National Parks, Weather, Geology, Science

Wednesday Aug 20 | Seattle Times

Bodies of 3 missing climbers recovered from Mount Rainier

The bodies were found in a debris field on the Carbon Glacier below Liberty Ridge, the same location where six climbers went missing following a fall on May 31, said Patti Wold, spokeswoman for Mount Rainier National Park.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Weather

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Overdue hikers weather storm at Mount Rainier National Park

A search for two overdue hikers last week at Mount Rainier National Park ended with them exiting the park on their own after weathering a storm, according to statement published Monday on the National Park Service website.

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Bellingham Herald

Overdue hikers weather storm at Mount Rainier National Park

A search for two overdue hikers last week at Mount Rainier National Park ended with them exiting the park on their own after weathering a storm, according to statement published Monday on the National Park Service website.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Bodies Believed To Have Been Spotted Below Liberty Ridge In Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier rangers believe they've spotted bodies of three climbers killed in an avalanche on Liberty Ridge back in May/NPS file photo of Liberty Ridge area What appear to be three bodies, thought to be those of climbers killed by an avalanche back in May , have been spotted below Liberty Ridge in Mount Rainier National Park in Washington state.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Avalanche

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WHTC

Three bodies found on Mount Rainier near where cli...

Three bodies have been discovered on Mount Rainier near where six hikers disappeared while trying to summit Washington state's highest peak in May, the National Park Service said on Tuesday.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

The Daily Republic

Mount Rainier's climate change butterfly effect

Up here in the rarefied realm of Mount Rainier's alpine meadows, the mountain, glaciered and magnificent, seems close enough to touch.

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Related Topix: Western Washington University, US National Parks

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Seattle Times

Scientist on Rainier chases climate change’s butterfly effect

Up here in the rarefied realm of Mount Rainier's alpine meadows, the mountain, glaciered and magnificent, seems close enough to touch.

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Related Topix: Rainier, WA, Western Washington University, US National Parks

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Night closures set for Nisqually-Longmire road

To allow work crews an unimpeded time to install a large culvert, the road from the Nisqually entrance of Mount Rainier National Park to Longmire will be closed for at least two nights this week.

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Related Topix: US National Parks

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Times

A flood of lovely national-park photos: Submit yours

Today's the last day to submit your photos of Washington's national parks for our Seattle Times photo contest.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Seattle Times, US National Parks, Olympic National Park

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Body of Port Orchard teen located in river

Chief Deputy Stacy Brown said kayakers spotted the 17-year-old's body on Sunday, more than three weeks after he fell in the cold and fast-moving Ohanapecosh River near Cedar Grove Campground.

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Related Topix: Port Orchard, WA, US National Parks

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