84 Year Old Bill Painter in Record Rainier Summit

84-year-old summits WA’s Mount Rainier _ again Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jul 4, 2007 An 84-year-old retired plutonium worker says he’s reached the summit of Mount Rainier – for the sixth time. Bill Painter has made all his ascents of the

Pasco soldier blinded in Iraq bombing summits Mount Rainier Reiten Television KXMB Bismarck, ND – Jul 10, 2007 AP SEATTLE (AP) Thanks to the sponsorship of a Montana company, a soldier blinded in Iraq reached the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier today,

Cantwell praises park staff for repair work TheNewsTribune.com (subscription), WA – Jul 26, 2007 Mount Rainier National Park has paid employees more than $1.67 million for flood-recovery efforts alone. Washington’s Sen. Maria Cantwell’s recently

US 12 closed through White Pass by rockslide Seattle Post Intelligencer – Jul 26, 2007 The closure begins at the junction with State Route 123 south of Mount Rainier National Park for eastbound traffic and at the summit for westbound travelers

Mount Rainier’s recovery requires heavy lifting The Olympian, WA – Aug 1, 2007 By JEFFREY P. MAYOR ASHFORD – A Sikorsky S-64E Skycrane thundered over Mount Rainier National Park, lifting more than 50000 pounds of steel I-beam bridges

Mount Rainier wildflower blooms signal summer Tacoma Daily News, WA – Jul 24, 2007 Mount Rainier Guest Services announced yesterday the arrival of an annual bloom of the mountain’s striking wildflowers, which traditionally signals the

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