A rescue is underway on Oregon’s tallest mountain after a climber fell 700 to 1,000 feet from the Hogsback area. Two groups totaling seven people are reportedly stranded near the summit due to dangerous conditions.
The U.S. Forest Service gave authorization for a Canadian company to conduct exploratory drilling to create a hard — rock mine near Mount St. Helens. But it’s just a step in the process for the permits filed by Ascot USA, Inc.
The National Park service announced Thursday that Chip Jenkins, who launched his career at North Cascades National Park, will be Rainier’s new superintendent. He replaces Randy King, who retired in January.
The U.S. is in for a rare astronomical treat on August 21, 2017 — that's the day of the "Great American Eclipse." It's the first total solar eclipse to cross the entire U.S. in 99 years, and more than 12 million Americans live in its path.
What you need to know about August's solar eclipse
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