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October 23, 2013 at 6:01 AM

Celebrate stars, and the state’s big telescope, in Goldendale

Stephen Stout, who recently retired, focuses in on the star Vega with the telescope at Goldendale Observatory. Stout’s years of service will be celebrated Saturday during the observatory’s 40th anniversary party. (photo by Alan Berner / The Seattle Times, 2010) Combine a fall-color drive over Satus Pass or up the Columbia River Gorge this weekend with…


Comments | Topics: astronomy, fall drives, Goldendale

October 21, 2013 at 10:49 AM

Readers share photos of fall color

Heidi Maddern, visiting from Salt Lake City, enjoys a recent visit to the Japanese Garden in Seattle’s Washington Park Arboretum. (Photo by Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times) Foggy weekend skies were gray, but autumn colors on maples, oaks, ginkgos and more added blazes of orange, yellow and crimson that kept me “wow”-ing everywhere I went….


Comments | Topics: autumn color, autumn drives, fall drives