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  1. Staff Pic of the WeekRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... and found mama and baby mountain goat investigating his campsite at a remote alpine lake in North Cascades National Park. "I woke up at first light Saturday morning to the sound of someone stomping around outside my tent," Vander Wall said. The ...

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  2. Staff Pic of the WeekRead the original story

    May 22, 2014 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... and found mama and baby mountain goat investigating his campsite at a remote alpine lake in North Cascades National Park. "I woke up at first light Saturday morning to the sound of someone stomping around outside my tent," Vander Wall said. The ...

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  3. Grant boosts bicycle tourism in WA town; more People for Bikes awards givenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Biking Bis

    ... area also boasts 200 high mountain and 400 lowland lakes, 200 water and wildlife areas, and the North Cascades National Park. Since 1999, People for Bikes has issued community grants to towns in every state. The latest round of grants totals ...

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  4. Enjoy public lands for free Sunday and MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | HeraldNet

    ... entrance fee. Around here that means Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park . North Cascades National Park is always free. Additionally, a Northwest Forest Pass won't be required on Monday to use Forest Service trailheads and other ...

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  5. Best of 2015: Racism and public lands - the case of Coon LakeRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    ... Chelan National Recreation Area, which is overseen by the National Park Service from nearby North Cascades National Park. The official maps of the recreation area still say Coon Lake and Coon Creek. The state and feds have been working to clean up ...

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  6. Get there first: Hot new vacation spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | CNN

    ... visitors annually, other U.S. national parks remain largely unexplored. That includes stunning North Cascades National Park in Washington State, which attracted just 24,000 visitors in 2014. About 1.5 times the size of the UK, Patagonia straddles ...

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  7. Mount Baker-Snoqualmie keeps Puget Sound goingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | The Oregonian

    ... so much great stuff to see and do. Some of the best was removed from the forest in 1968, when North Cascades National Park was created, but it still has Mount Baker, Glacier Peak and countless hundreds more mountains that attract climbers from near ...

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  8. A Furry Predator Returns To the Wilds of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... the trappers substantially more for a healthy, live fisher as compared to the pelt price," said North Cascades National Park biologist Jason Ransom. "They're the carnivore that's in the middle," he said. "Cougars and bobcats prey on them quite ...

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  9. In Washington and Oregon, offensive names of places are quietly taken off the mapsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    ... fight over changing Coon Lake and Coon Creek to Howard Lake and Howard Creek in Washington's North Cascades National Park began more than a decade ago. In 2009, the federal board rejected a state request to change the name to conform with ...

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  10. Organization changes questionable names on mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... fight over changing Coon Lake and Coon Creek to Howard Lake and Howard Creek in Washington's North Cascades National Park began more than a decade ago. In 2009, the federal board rejected a state request to change the racist name to conform with ...

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  11. Righting an historic wrong: Coon Lake is officially changed to Howard LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... is pretty much over in the Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, part of the 694,000-acre North Cascades National Park Complex. The rattlesnakes are unlikely to be buzzing with excitement, driven into their dens by cold and early snow. The days are ...

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  12. Racist name officially stricken from North Cascades mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    ... names on state maps-the board cited new research and a recommendation from the management of North Cascades National Park, the entity that oversees the federal land where the lake and creek are located. The park staff said new documents confirmed ...

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  13. Feds rename lake in Washington state to honor black minerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Lake" and "Howard Creek," after pioneer Wilson Howard . They're north of Lake Chelan in the North Cascades National Park complex. Park spokeswoman Denise Shultz says the park will start changing the name on websites, maps and publications, as well ...

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  14. Feds rename lake in North Cascades to honor black minerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | KIMA

    ... Lake" and "Howard Creek," after pioneer Wilson Howard. They're north of Lake Chelan in the North Cascades National Park complex. Park spokeswoman Denise Shultz says the park will start changing the name on websites, maps and publications, as well as ...

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  15. Guest Editorial: We Must Do More to Change Racist Geographic Place Names in Our National ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | The Stranger

    The writer, a Washington State Legislator from Seattle, was part of the struggle to change the name of "Coon Lake" and "Coon Creek" in this state's North Cascades National Park. The National Parks Service is expected to recommend just such a change today.

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  16. Mt. Baker, WA: Where to Ski NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Men's Journal

    Mt. Baker is a long way from anywhere, at the end of Washington's SR 542. But set between North Cascades National Park and the Mt.

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  17. Reichert, Smith, citing 'racial slur,' urge change from Coon Lake to Howard LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to rename the lake. The lake, however, sits on federal land in the midst of the 694,000 acre North Cascades National Park Complex. "This change was made in recognition of Wilson Howard, an African-American prospector who staked mining claims around ...

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  18. Call It Howard Lake: Park Service Reverses Stand On Racist NameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... citizens who researched and pursued this issue," said Karen Taylor-Goodrich, superintendent of North Cascades National Park Complex. "It is our opinion now that recognizing Mr. Howard for his role in the development of the Stehekin Valley by ... 4 comments

  19. Feds won't rename Washington's 'Coon Lake' - intended...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The Raw Story

    ... lake, creek and hiking trail within Lake Chelan National Recreation Area, which is part of the North Cascades National Park. "In continuing to oppose the name change, the Park Service is failing to recognize Mr. Howard's historical contribution to ...

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  20. Coon Lake: Park Service under pressure to change racist nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    ... action within the U.S. Department of the Interior. a Today the NPS trail signs and maps in the North Cascades National Park point to 'Coon Lake.' In continuing to oppose the name change, the Park Service is failing to recognize Mr. Howard's ... 5 comments