A public memorial service for outdoors writer and photographer Karen Sykes, who perished on a Mount Rainier hike last month, will be Monday, July 14, at the Mountaineers Seattle Program Center in Magnuson Park. Sykes wrote for several publications (including a popular trail column for the Seattle P-I and outdoors stories for The Seattle Times), contributed…More
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It has been my delight in recent weeks to write about Mount Rainier National Park for a special package appearing in the Sunday Seattle Times. It’s my sorrow to learn on the eve of that publication of the apparent loss on Rainier of a respected and veteran colleague. Outdoors writer and avid hiker Karen Sykes, 70,…More