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12 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Former Olympic NP ranger named superintendent at San Francisco park

Former Olympic National Park ranger Kevin Hendricks will take over as superintendent for San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park in September, the National Park Service recently announced.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, UC Berkeley

15 hrs ago | KONP 1450 Local News

Port Angeles named a top small city in U.S.

Port Angeles was just named one of the nation's top ten small cities in the United States.

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Related Topix: Port Angeles, WA, Prison, US National Parks

Tue Jul 22, 2014

OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Idaho: Craters of the Moon National Monument Preserve (your photos)

After starting our digital road trip at Crater Lake in Oregon , then traveling north about eight and a half hours to Olympic National Park in Washington , we have now arrived in Idaho at our third destination: Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve .

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Craters Of The Moon National Monument And Preserve, Oregon, Idaho State University, Science / Technology, NASA, Travel

The Monroe Monitor & Valley News

Leash laws make sense on trails

It's the great outdoors, an environment that inspires an urge for freedom. It's remote, away from cars and sidewalks.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, North Cascades National Park

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Olympic National Park begins process to develop mountain goat management plan

The National Park Service is beginning the process to develop a mountain goat management for Olympic National Park, superintendent Sarah Creachbaum announced today.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

UPDATED - Free astronomy programs at Hurricane Ridge

For the fifth consecutive summer, John Goar is leading a free astronomy program with telescopes at Hurricane Ridge, 17 miles up a paved road from Port Angeles in Olympic National Park.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Port Angeles, WA, US National Parks, Bremerton, WA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Stargazer hikes, free astronomy programs, at Hurricane Ridge

NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, July 11. PORT ANGELES - For the fifth consecutive summer, John Goar is leading a free astronomy program with telescopes at Hurricane Ridge, 17 miles up a paved road from Port Angeles in Olympic National Park.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Port Angeles, WA, US National Parks, Bremerton, WA

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KOMO News

Police: Teen steals car, leads chase, uses Taser on deputy

A teenage boy is facing a host of charges after police say he stole a car, led officers on a high-speed chase, and used a Taser on a deputy.

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Related Topix: Clallam County, WA, US National Parks

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Obstruction Point Road will fully open to access Friday

Olympic National Park officials say all eight miles of Obstruction Point Road will be fully open to public access tomorrow .

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

KONP 1450 Local News

Madison Falls trail revamp underway at ONP

Work is now underway to revamp a short Elwha Valley trail in Olympic National Park that leads to a popular scenic destination.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Bellingham Herald

IMPROVEMENTS: Work forces closure of Madison Falls Trail

The short Madison Falls Trail in the Elwha River valley will be closed to public use for three weeks beginning Monday.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

As dams fall, rapid changes on Elwha River

In this June 3, 2014 aerial photo, the Elwha River flows freely through what was Lake Mills and past the old Glines Canyon Dam, bottom, in the Olympic National Park near Port Angeles, Wash.

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The Olympian

Interactions of goats, man studied at park

Take a hike at Glacier National Park's Logan Pass, and you're almost guaranteed to see mountain goats.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seattle Weekly

Washington Starfish are Turning to Goo Thanks to Gruesome Disease Outbreak

This morning sun star, stricken with the disease, is beginning to lose grip on its rock.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Miami Herald

Unknown plague is killing off West Coast sea stars

A mysterious killer is wiping out sea stars along the entire West Coast of North America, with 20 species affected.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, University of Puget Sound, Downtown (Seattle, WA), University Village (Seattle, WA), Seattle, WA, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

Thu Jun 26, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Washington's national parks: lean times in nature's grandeur

"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.

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Related Topix: Weather, US National Parks, North Cascades National Park, Mount Rainier National Park

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Road begins Monday on Olympic National Park road

Visitors to the Lake Crescent area should plan on minor delays starting Monday is they will be driving on East Beach Road.

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The Olympian

Road begins Monday on Olympic National Park road

Visitors to the Lake Crescent area should plan on minor delays starting Monday is they will be driving on East Beach Road.

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KCDZ 107.7 FM

New Acting Joshua Tree National Park Superintendent Named

The Acting Superintendent of Joshua Tree National Park Andrea Compton is going back to her regular assignment as the Park's Chief Resource Officer.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Joshua Tree National Park, University of Minnesota

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