For the fist time, scientists studying Mount St. Helens have found an area deep below the volcano that may pool or channel molten rock up into the volcano.
Nov 10, 2014 | 10:40 pm | (0) Comments
Five anonymous donors are challenging the public to match up to $35,000 in donations to the Mount St. Helens Institute.
Nov 09, 2014 | 10:15 pm | (0) Comments
Ian Sinks — all 6 foot 5 inches of him — recently crawled through a culvert south of Mount St. Helens during a day-long survey of logging roads.
Oct 14, 2014 | 11:30 pm | (1) Comments
The Columbia Land Trust, founded in 1990, is involved in the conservation of more than 24,000 acres in the Northwest. It has a staff of about 24 and is financed by individual and foundation.
Oct 14, 2014 | 11:15 pm | (1) Comments
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period on the draft of its long-term plan to control Mount St. Helens sediment.
Oct 07, 2014 | 6:00 pm | (3) Comments
Ten years ago this week, Mount St. Helens awoke from an 18-year geological slumber.
Sep 26, 2014 | 12:38 am | (0) Comments
The second of two public informational meetings on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to control the flow of Mount St. Helens silt into the Cowlitz River will be held Wednesday night in Toutle.
Sep 16, 2014 | 6:00 pm | (0) Comments
Mount St. Helens — seen here from Rainier Hill — pretty much disappeared in a cloud of dust Thursday. Only the flank to the right, nearest the wind direction, was visible.
Sep 12, 2014 | 9:30 am | (1) Comments
The first of two public hearings on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan to control the flow of Mount St. Helens silt into the Cowlitz River will be held Wednesday in Longview.
Sep 08, 2014 | 3:12 pm | (3) Comments
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a 21-year plan that would raise the sediment-dam on the Toutle River and take other steps to prevent floods caused by the build-up of Mount St. Helens silt in the Cowlitz River.
Aug 21, 2014 | 8:45 pm | (4) Comments
WOODLAND — For the past three days , two-person teams with names like the Red Hats, Drama Queens, Outlaws and Harry Potter have spent hours hiking around Mount St. Helens and Southwest Washington to place 3,500 seismic recorders in the ground.
Jul 22, 2014 | 10:00 pm | (5) Comments
Geophysicists from around the country will invade the Mount St. Helens area this weekend to make final preparations for an ambitious new study.
Jul 17, 2014 | 8:00 pm | (0) Comments
Mount St. Helens sits wrapped in a blanket of Toutle Valley fog recently.
Jul 15, 2014 | 7:50 am | (1) Comments
An environmental group fighting a proposed exploratory drilling operation near Mount St. Helens declared victory Monday after a federal judge in Oregon found earlier review and approval of the proposal to be deficient.
Jul 08, 2014 | 10:30 am | (2) Comments
An exhibition of photos of an ashy Mount St. Helens taken a few weeks before its major 1980 eruption are a testament to the public’s ongoing fascination with the deadly blast.
Jun 25, 2014 | 6:00 pm | (0) Comments
LAHAR VIEWPOINT — Kelley Hall lay flat on her stomach, peeking into a 4-foot-deep hole.
Jun 23, 2014 | 6:05 pm | (0) Comments
Volunteers are needed for the 8th Annual Weed Rodeo on Mount St. Helens Saturday.
Jun 21, 2014 | 7:00 pm | (0) Comments
“Is there an easier way to get down?” Two women packed into puffy coats vocalized the question we were all thinking. It was nearing 3 p.m. and the two female climbers (who had their sights optimistically set on the summit) were still far from reaching the crater rim of Mount St. Helens. G…
Jun 19, 2014 | 11:15 pm | (2) Comments
The Mount St. Helens “North Climb” route under development will be open only to those who pay $300 for a guided tour again this summer.
Jun 19, 2014 | 6:25 pm | (0) Comments
Sometime in late July or early August, scientists will set off a series of underground explosions across a broad area of Southwest Washington. Each of the 24 blasts — separated from each other by about two minutes — will involve up to a ton of TNT placed in holes drilled 200 feet deep.
May 17, 2014 | 10:30 pm | (5) Comments