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Forest Service asks visitors to treat Ape Cave with TLC

The popularity of Mount St. Helens as a tourist destination, combined with its proximity to the Seattle and Portland areas, make the Ape Cave a well-known and well-trodden feature of the area. But with just a little careful planning, visits to the Ape Cave can also be a much more enjoyable experience for visitors and a potentially safer area for wildlife that visit it.

By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald

If you visited the display of a spectacularly horned dinosaur skull in Richland in 2011 and 2012, scientists can now tell you what you saw — a previously undiscovered species of dinosaur.

A University of Oregon fraternity was suspended amid suspicion that its members trashed a campsite at Lake Shasta in Northern California during the weekend, leaving behind piles of litter, including beer bottles and dozens of tents.