Mt. St. Helens http://www.kplu.org en When will St. Helens blow again? Look to the crystals, scientists say http://www.kplu.org/post/when-will-st-helens-blow-again-look-crystals-scientists-say <p>If you&rsquo;re wondering when Mount St. Helens is due to erupt again, so are a lot of scientists, and they&rsquo;re finding new ways to forecast when eruptions are likely.</p><p>The latest idea uses crystals that form deep beneath the surface.</p><p> Thu, 24 May 2012 20:29:42 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 5094 at http://www.kplu.org When will St. Helens blow again? Look to the crystals, scientists say Enviros seek to block drilling near St. Helens http://www.kplu.org/post/enviros-seek-block-drilling-near-st-helens <p>Environmentalists are seeking to stop exploratory drilling on forest lands near Mount St. Helens, as a Canadian company prepares next month to drill more holes to probe for copper, gold and other minerals.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 21:29:16 +0000 The Associated Press 2070 at http://www.kplu.org Mt. St. Helens observatory reopens Saturday with $1.6M upgrade http://www.kplu.org/post/mt-st-helens-observatory-reopens-saturday-16m-upgrade <p>The<a href="http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/NatMonument/PointsInterest/johnston_ridge.html"> Johnston Ridge Observatory</a> opens Saturday at Mount St. Helens with some new displays to tell visitors the story of the volcano&#39;s big 1980 eruption.</p><p>The Daily News of Longview r<a href="http://tdn.com/mount_st_helens/">eports $1.6 million worth of improvements and enhancements</a> have been made. When the Forest Service and Mount St. Helens Institute discussed them Tuesday, the center of attention was a touch-screen kiosk.</p> Wed, 11 May 2011 21:10:09 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 1574 at http://www.kplu.org Mt. St. Helens observatory reopens Saturday with $1.6M upgrade 4.3 and 2.5 magnitude quakes shake Mount Saint Helens http://www.kplu.org/post/43-and-25-magnitude-quakes-shake-mount-saint-helens <P><SPAN lang=EN>A magnitude 4.3 quake at 10:35 a.m. Monday at Mount St. Helens was felt in southwest Washington and the Portland area. Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:09:49 +0000 The Associated Press 789 at http://www.kplu.org