Mt. Rainier http://www.kplu.org en Look for a dose of sunshine this weekend, before gray returns http://www.kplu.org/post/look-dose-sunshine-weekend-gray-returns <p></p><p>Expect the clouds to burn off later today, but you'll have to wait until Saturday for the really nice weather, says Cliff Mass, professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington and KPLU's weekly weather expert. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:17:03 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 9070 at http://www.kplu.org Look for a dose of sunshine this weekend, before gray returns Memorial pays tribute to park ranger killed on Mount Rainier http://www.kplu.org/post/memorial-pays-tribute-park-ranger-killed-mount-rainier <p>Family, fellow law enforcement officers and top government officials paid their respects to National Park Ranger Margaret Anderson at a memorial today. She was fatally shot on Mount Rainier on New Year&rsquo;s Day after putting up a roadblock to stop a man who blew through a mandatory checkpoint.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 23:34:12 +0000 Charla Bear 3679 at http://www.kplu.org Man falls off Mount Rainier cliff as son watches http://www.kplu.org/post/man-falls-mount-rainier-cliff-son-watches <p>A 59-year-old man was taking pictures with his son on a cliff above waterfalls in Mount Rainier when he fell and died.</p><p> Tue, 13 Sep 2011 16:54:15 +0000 The Associated Press 2610 at http://www.kplu.org 64th anniversary of flying saucers at Mt. Rainier http://www.kplu.org/post/64th-anniversary-flying-saucers-mt-rainier <p>America&#39;s fascination with flying saucers began in Washington state on June 24, 1947. Businessman and pilot Kenneth Arnold was flying his small plane from Chehalis to Yakima when he spotted what appeared to be a formation of nine strange aircraft traveling near Mt. Rainier. Arnold calculated they were flying at supersonic speeds of at least 1,200 miles an hour, something military aircraft of the day were incapable of doing.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 24 Jun 2011 18:40:09 +0000 Dave Meyer 1941 at http://www.kplu.org 64th anniversary of flying saucers at Mt. Rainier Earthquake or volcano -- worst case natural disaster? http://www.kplu.org/post/earthquake-or-volcano-worst-case-natural-disaster <p>With massive flooding in Australia in the news, or earthquakes in South America, perhaps it’s no surprise that 2010 was <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-12-19/2010-s-world-gone-wild-quakes-floods-blizzards.html">the most deadly year in a generation for natural disasters</a> around the globe.&nbsp; What’s the worst we might face here in western Washington? Fri, 07 Jan 2011 18:04:18 +0000 Keith Seinfeld 495 at http://www.kplu.org Earthquake or volcano -- worst case natural disaster?