The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A pilot observed light volcanic ash in the air Thursday near Mount St. Helens. The Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver says there is no eruptive activity at the mountain. A spokeswoman, Carolyn Driedger, said Friday the ash was kicked up by high winds — a common phenomenon at St. Helens, Mount Hood…More
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The Associated Press VANCOUVER, Wash. — A bow hunter accidentally stabbed himself with an arrow while hiking in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest about 14 miles northeast of Mount St. Helens. The Columbian reports the man was walking through rough terrain Tuesday when an arrow fell out of his quiver and it somehow pierced a calf muscle. The…More
Authorities have found human remains near the top of Mount St. Helens. The Skamania County Sheriff’s Office said the remains were found Saturday afternoon and are consistent with a Japanese man, 27-year-old Yosuke Onishi, who had been missing since November. Onishi had planned to summit the mountain on November 27 but never returned. The sheriff’s office said the remains…More
By ANDRE STEPANKOWSKY The Daily News LONGVIEW — Sunday was the mother of all climbing days at Mount St. Helens. A record number of permits — 971 — were sold to climb the Southwest Washington volcano that day. In honor of Mother’s Day, many of the climbers wore skirts or dresses. “The big draw with Mother’s Day…More
STEVENSON, Skamania County (AP) — A woman who was injured in a fall on Mount St. Helens was airlifted by rescuers Thursday and taken to a Vancouver hospital. The Skamania County sheriff’s office says 28-year-old Alana McCammon of Vancouver fell into a snow cave Wednesday night at about the 7,000-foot level of the volcano in southwest…More
Weather: Five days of sunshine. Could be 80 degrees on Sunday, despite what the chart says. No rain in sight until maybe next Wednesday. With a forecast that far out, who knows what the weather will be. A glorious weekend and Mother’s Day for sure. What are you doing for Mother’s Day? The…More