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May 13, 2014 at 10:01 AM

Record Mother’s Day climb on Mount St. Helens

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…

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December 5, 2013 at 9:10 AM

Woman injured on Mount St. Helens airlifted by rescuers

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…

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May 11, 2012 at 6:41 AM

Morning Memo/Friday: Sunshine on your shoulders … Road to Mount St. Helens opens

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…

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