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La Grange photo show documents America's vanishing West

Photographer Charles Klingsporn says he's felt a strong affinity for the American West ever since his family took a road trip to the region when he was a teenager and he saw real-life cowboys working the range.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bellingham Herald

River undercutting historic Olympic Park chalet

The Peninsula Daily News reports a house mover and others want to save the wooden structure, but it would require an expensive helicopter and working in a wilderness area.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Olympian

Beach cleanup set

Beaches slated for cleanup include multiple state parks, miles of wilderness coastline within the Olympic National park and tribal reservations.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

National Parks Traveler

Essential Paddling Guide: Olympic National Park's Elwha River Running Wild Again

Removal of the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams marked the largest river restoration project in the United States.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

CNN

Second Beach Sunset

Hiking with my youngest son in Olympic National Park in June 2013; camped on the beach at Second Beach and caught a beautiful sunset! Select one of the options below.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Olympic National Park official to take over search-rescue operations at Oso mudslide

Larry Nickey, Olympic National Park fire management officer, will take command of search-and-rescue efforts at the Oso mudslide beginning Saturday at 6 a.m., he said today.

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KONP 1450 Local News

PA building evacuated for investigation of bomb threats

Clallam County Courthouse and the Armory Square Mall in Port Angeles have been evacuated this afternoon to investigate a possible bomb threats.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

U.S. House passes bill to curtail National Monuments

The U.S. House of Representatives has narrowly approved Republican legislation to severely curtail president' ability to designate National Monuments, a power first used in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt to create the forerunner to Olympic National Park.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Representative Jaime Herrera Beutler, Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, US National Parks, Democrat, Representative Suzan DelBene

Tue Mar 25, 2014

USA Today

America the wild: Where to find untouched wilderness

Where can you really get away from it all? Away from the sounds of distant highways, from air pollution, light pollution, pollution pollution? Your Take contributions have not been reviewed for accuracy by USA TODAY.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Will House Republicans pass the 'No More Parks Act' and eviscerate Antiquities Act?

Olympic National Park, along with such other parks as Grand Canyon, Death Valley and Glacier Bay, began as a national monument.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, US National Parks, Rob Bishop

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Erosion eating hillside under Olympic Park chalet

A four-foot section of the iconic Enchanted Valley Chalet hangs precariously over the bank of the East Fork of the Quinault River in the heart of Olympic National Park.

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Sun Mar 23, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Guest Opinion Column - We deserve better from Olympic National...

By John M. Calhoun OLYMPIC NATIONAL PARK currently is conducting a series of public meetings in communities around the park and in Seattle seeking public comment on the preliminary draft alternatives for ONP's Wilderness Stewardship Plan.

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Bellingham Herald

Olympic Park: Shifting river undercuts Enchanted Valley Chalet, future in doubt

The East Fork Quinault River channel has undercut the Enchanted Valley Chalet by 4 feet, according to Olympic National Park officials.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

Seattle Times

FBI: Alaska killer likely not tied to missing man in Washington

The FBI says it's highly unlikely confessed Alaska serial killer Israel Keyes was connected to the unsolved disappearance of a man in Washington state.

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Thu Mar 20, 2014

Peninsula Daily News

Clallam County to cross-deputize sheriff's deputies, Olympic National Park rangers

Clallam County has approved an agreement to cross-deputize certain sheriff's deputies and Olympic National Park rangers.

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National Parks Traveler

Monitoring Climate Change Along The Coast Of Olympic National Park

What impact is climate change having on the coastal areas of Olympic National Park ? The following 14-minute video takes a look at that question.

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