National Park Service

Lake Roosevelt Shooting
4:08 pm
Tue September 17, 2013

Park Service Investigates What Led Ranger To Shoot Boater

National Park Service

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 4:03 pm

The National Park Service is investigating what led a park ranger to shoot a man at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area near Kettle Falls in eastern Washington over the weekend.

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Mt. Rainier Rescues
8:39 am
Thu July 25, 2013

Mt. Rainier Rescues Will Take Longer

Mount Rainier park rangers are warning it may take longer than usual to rescue stranded climbers.

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Disputed Historic Landmark
5:12 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Oregon History Buffs Dismiss California's Drake Landmark

Garry Gitzen stands over Oregon's Nehalem Bay, which he claims is where Sir Francis Drake spent five weeks in 1579.
Colin Fogarty Northwest News Network

Some Northwest history buffs say a newly designated historic landmark in California does not settle a heated debate over where a British explorer landed more than four centuries ago. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar named a site north of San Francisco as the possible landing spot of Sir Francis Drake.

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