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  1. What's In Your Paddling Library?Read the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | National Parks Traveler

    ... readers will learn something new. The dismantling of dams along the Elwha River in, and just outside, Olympic National Park has been described as the largest dam removal project in U.S. history. Trying to follow the story from afar is difficult, at ...

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  2. New Olympic National Park annual pass to feature top winner in photo contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Peninsula Daily News

    When the national park's new annual pass is issued in June, it will feature an image of the Queets Basin taken by Jake Morrison of Quinault. The new Olympic National Park annual pass will go on sale June 1. It will cost $50, an increase of $10 from the current annual pass.

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  3. Avalanche awareness training set SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Peninsula Daily News

    Backcountry skier and ski patroller Gary Holmquist will present an avalanche awareness workshop at 7 p.m. Saturday. The workshop, sponsored by the Hurricane Ridge Winter Sports Club and Olympic National Park, will be presented at the Red Lion Hotel at 221 N. Lincoln St. A donation of $5 is suggested.

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  4. Bunnyjolly Releases 5 Kid Friendly DestinationsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Emailwire.com

    ... strictly for toddlers, 50,000 fish and sea creatures, and free nightly family themed movies. Two, Olympic National Park in Washington is a place where kids can discover banana slugs and skittering salamanders, and glow worms after sunset. The tide ...

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  5. Getting outdoors helps teens connect with what's insideRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... Where can you learn it? Out on wilderness adventures, hiking the trails of the North Cascades and Olympic National Park, canoeing vast lakes, rock-climbing, doing a lot of bonding and getting real in circles with your peers and, above all, getting ...

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  6. Quileute Tribal School competing for federal funds to move school to higher groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... for a reservation, located mostly on the floodplains of the Quillayute River. In 2012, the tribe and Olympic National Park came to an agreement to establish a new location for the community, and in 2015, the U.S. Congress received final approval to ...

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  7. Powerful storms bring more snow, rain to North Olympic PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... colder than recent storms, and the snow level could drop to about 3,500 feet elevation, he said. The Olympic National Park information hotline at 360-565-3131 reported 1.94 feet of new snow with 68 inches - more than 5 feet - at the snow stake. The ...

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  8. ID#69: The Image DoctorsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2008 | Nikonians News

    Jason and Rick discuss their trip to Dallas Texas to teach at the Nikonians Academy Advanced Workflow Workshop, and then discuss Rick's photo safari to Olympic National Park.

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  9. The First Flash Photographs of the Natural World At NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Hyperallergic

    ... a US Representative for Pennsylvania (1903-05), and as a politician helped secure land that became Olympic National Park and Petrified Forest National Park , as well as an extension to Yellowstone National Park. He introduced legislation that ...

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  10. Quileute Tribal School competing for federal funds to move school to higher groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... for a reservation, located mostly on the floodplains of the Quillayute River. In 2012, the tribe and Olympic National Park came to an agreement to establish a new location for the community, and in 2015, the U.S. Congress received final approval to ...

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  11. The Daily Bucket - Entish trees in the rainforestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Daily Kos

    ... state where I walk every year. Mostly I'm in the several-mile wide strip of forest along the ocean in Olympic National Park. This side of the peninsula was isolated from logging pressures until Hwy 101 was built in the 1930s, and the timber ...

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  12. Hurricane Ridge Road closed Sunday by weather; check hotline for today's free admission in parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Peninsula Daily News

    Today is a free day of admission in the U.S. National Park system for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, but check the weather before heading up to Hurricane Ridge. The road to the ridge in Olympic National Park was closed Sunday due to winter storm conditions, with heavy snow, high winds, and white-out conditions, according to the park's information hotline.

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  13. Bundle up: Where to watch winter storms roll in on the beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | HeraldNet

    ... Ozette archeological site. If you find yourself in the Forks area, make the drive to this beach inside Olympic National Park. It is short walk to the beach from the parking lot, and from there you will get the full experience of being outdoors ...

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  14. Martin Luther King Day events slated on PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... entry during some days of this holiday weekend in honor of the late King. National parks, including Olympic National Park, will waive entrance fees Monday. On all days but Monday, entry to the park is $25 per vehicle for a seven-day pass. An annual ...

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  15. Eye on Jefferson: County commissioners to consider Upper Hoh Road repair TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approval of a project prospectus for repair of Upper Hoh Road when they meet Tuesday. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in chambers, 1820 Jefferson St. The county has been awarded Federal Highway Administration funding to replace a culvert on the road at Milepost 6.95 to ensure access to Olympic National Park land.

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  16. Poma lift open for long weekend at Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a past president of the Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Club, which operates the ski area in Olympic National Park. Hurricane Ridge Road will be open, weather permitting, Friday through Monday, although the Poma lift will not be open until ...

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  17. Free entry to state, national parks offered in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Peninsula Daily News

    State and national parks are offering free entry during some days of this holiday weekend in honor of the late Martin Luther King Jr. National parks, including Olympic National Park, will waive entrance fees Monday. Visitors will not be required to display the Discover Pass for day visits at state parks Sunday or Monday.

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

    Friday Jan 15 | HeraldNet

    ... national parks will waive their 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 ...

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  19. PHOTO: 'The Brothers' mountains reflect the Thursday morning SunriseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Waterland Blog

    Courtesy resident Elston Hill comes another great photo, this time of 'The Brothers' in the Olympic Mountains as they reflect light from Thursday morning's Sunrise : The Brothers are a pair of prominent peaks in the Olympic Mountains which are located near the Hood Canal in Washington state on the boundary between Olympic National Park and The Brothers Wilderness. The south peak, rising to 6,842 feet , is 192 feet higher than the north peak No official trails approach the summit, but the south peak is considered a non-technical climb.

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  20. Free entry to state and national parks, forests for MLK holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Seattle Times

    ... tubing is offered on weekends, and on the Monday holiday, at Hurricane Ridge Ski and Snowboard Area in Olympic National Park. A fee of $8 for one hour/$10 for two hours (not waived for the holiday) includes use of tubes; no other devices allowed. ...

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