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  1. Cascade River Road Closed at MP 20 September 8 2015Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | North Cascades National Park

    Cascade River Road will be closed to all vehicle and foot traffic from September 8 through late October 2015. The road closure will begin at the Eldorado parking area near milepost 20 and will affect hikers and climbers approaching the area from either the east or west side.

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  2. Whatcom County air quality better after smoky, hazy weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Bellingham Herald

    Whatcom County residents can once again breathe easier because air quality has improved after a weekend of hazy skies caused by wildfires, including one that has burned more than 4,300 acres in North Cascades National Park north of Marblemount. Over the weekend, air quality in Mount Vernon in Skagit County was unhealthy at points.

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  3. Whatcom County firefighters continue to help as wildfires burn near electricity-generating facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Bellingham Herald

    ... town of Newhalem, which includes a Seattle City Light electricity-generating station and the North Cascades National Park Visitor Center. Bellingham Fire Department, North Whatcom Fire & Rescue and South Whatcom Fire Authority sent personnel Sunday, ...

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  4. N. Cascades Highway still closedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Cascades highway, state Route 20, remains closed as fire crews defend the town of Newhalem and North Cascades National Park complex campgrounds and park visitor center against the 3,100-acre Goodell fire. The closure has shut down not only a scenic ...

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  5. Seattle City Light evacuates, reduces staff at company towns west of Goodell Creek wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Goodell Creek wildfire ravaging north Central Washington this week has also forced the evacuation of one of Seattle City Light's company towns on the upper Skagit River and a reduction in staffing at its other town. City Light evacuated Diablo, located in the southeast corner of Whatcom County, and reduced staffing at its Newhalem facilities, located just downriver from Diablo on the west side of the North Cascades National Park.

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  6. Wildfire Kills Three Firefighters, Forces Evacuation of Winthrop And TwispRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Officials ordered the evacuation of Winthrop and Twisp but warned that roads in the area were congested as another fire cut off an escape route through North Cascades National Park. Identities of the dead and injured were not released.

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  7. S.R. 20, the North Cascades Highway, closed by Goodell fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Seattle City Light's power infrastructure. The fire has struck an area that includes three North Cascades National Park complex campgrounds, the North Cascades Visitor Center and the town of Newhalem, center of Seattle City Light's Skagit hydro ...

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  8. Outings abound in Mt. Baker Wilderness, North Cascades ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Bellingham Herald

    ... the edge of a vast and roadless mountain wonderland that includes the Mt. Baker Wilderness and North Cascades National Park . You don't have to be an avid, well-equipped, robust hiker to experience the splendor, but it helps. Ten-mile day hikes or ...

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  9. Rockfall Kills Hiker At North Cascades National ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | National Parks Traveler

    A hiker died when struck in the head by a falling boulder in the Easy Pass area of North Cascades National Park/file photo of Easy Pass and Fisher Peak by NPS A Washington man out hiking in North Cascades National Park with friends was killed when a boulder fell from above and hit him in the head. Park officials said the 46-year-old, identified by The Bellingham Herald as Eric Moldver, died Sunday while hiking in the Fisher Peak area near Easy Pass.

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  10. Bellingham dentist killed by falling boulder in CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | KOMO News

    A Bellingham dentist has died after being struck by a falling boulder while hiking in North Cascades National Park. Park spokeswoman Denise Shultz says Eric Moldver was hiking Sunday with a group of friends in Skagit County near Easy Pass Trail when a boulder fell from above and hit his head, The Bellingham Herald reports .

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  11. Bellingham dentist killed by falling boulder while hiking North CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Bellingham Herald

    A Bellingham dentist hiking near Easy Pass Trail was killed by a falling boulder Sunday, Aug. 9, according to a North Cascades National Park spokeswoman. Eric Moldver was hiking Sunday, his 46th birthday, with a group in Skagit County near Easy Pass Trail and Fisher Peak , said Denise Shultz.

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  12. 'After chemo, a mountain is just another hill to climb'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | KOMO News

    ... to advance treatments and cures for breast cancer. This group just summited Mt. Shuksan in the North Cascades National Park. After a 5-mile trek up to their base camp at 6,000 feet, they spent a night in tents, resting up to go for the summit the ...

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  13. How will the Pacific Northwest change when its glaciers are gone?Read the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | WNED

    ... right at the terminus of the glacier," he says. Riedel is a National Park Service geologist at North Cascades National Park in Washington. The terminus is now closer to 4,400 feet. Photographs from the 1800s show the whole valley covered in ice. But ...

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  14. The best hiking areas in the North CascadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | KOMO News

    The Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest and North Cascades National Park provide all kinds of camping and day hikes for all fitness levels. "There's the Shadow of the sentinels it's a boardwalk, it's probably half a mile with huge trees, old growth trees, cedars," said Melanie Graham with the US Forest Service.

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  15. Teen Burned Hand Trying to Save Step-Grandparents from Fiery Plane...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 | People

    ... hugging somebody again," she said. A driver spotted her on Monday afternoon near a trailhead in North Cascades National Park in Washington State and picked her up. She was taken to the hospital where she was treated for dehydration and went home ...

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  16. Washington teen describes trying to save step-grandparents from fiery plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | GlobalNews

    ... Following the crash Veatch, who was cut and bruised, spent two days wandering through the North Cascades National Park before she found help. "I figured if I die in my sleep, that would be the most peaceful way to go. But I had like this sudden ...

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  17. Teen says she tried to save step-grandparents in plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | O-R Online

    ... up Monday afternoon, bringing her to a general store in tiny Mazama, near the east entrance of North Cascades National Park. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers has said she and her relatives were flying a Beechcraft A-35 from Kalispell, Mont., to ...

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  18. Authorities can't ID victims killed with teen survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... up Monday afternoon, bringing her to a general store in tiny Mazama, near the east entrance of North Cascades National Park. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers has said she and her relatives were flying a Beechcraft A-35 from Kalispell, Montana, ...

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  19. Crews recover bodies from 2 Washington state plane crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... after the crash "' to the safety of a general store in tiny Mazama, near the east entrance of North Cascades National Park. "We crashed, and I was the only one that made it out," she told a 911 operator, after a store employee called for her. "I ...

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  20. Crews head out to plane wreckage; teen survivor returns homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Log Cabin Democrat

    ... after the crash - to the safety of a general store in tiny Mazama, near the east entrance of North Cascades National Park. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said the Beechcraft A-35 was flying over north-central Washington on its way from ...

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