Weather: In the 60s, sun, and possibly some intermittent showers. Remembering a Mount Rainier rescue: Over Memorial Day weekend in 1964, a Des Moines man and five climbing partners were forced to hunker down for two nights at a steam cave at the summit. Read his recollections of the blizzard that trapped them and the…More
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China lifts ban on live shellfish from West Coast waters: China had imposed the ban on the import of clams, oysters, mussels and scallops harvested from Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Northern California. The ban was announced in December after China said it had detected high levels of inorganic arsenic in geoducks from Puget Sound, among other…More