Posts Tagged ‘Geology’

Icicle Creek Glaciers and Upper Valley Erratics

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Glaciers from Icicle Creek advanced multiple times over the past several hundred thousand years and left deposits near Leavenworth. Some thought lakes or slack water from Glacial Lake…

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“Assembling the Northwest: A Roadside View of Oregon and Washington Geology”

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 29 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. The Wenatchee Valley Erratics presents a holiday extra! Marli Miller, Dept. of Earth Sciences, U. of Oregon, will talk about her just published rewrite of Roadside Geology of…

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Remember Mnt. St. Helens During Volcano Awareness Month

On this 18th day of May, we remember the mountain that 36 years ago changed Washington forever – Mount St. Helens. The catastrophic eruption of St. Helens not only caused massive destruction and loss of life, but also became a catalyst for a new era of unprecedented scientific discovery, technology development and community awareness. May…

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A Chat with Kelsay Stanton – Full Interview

To shed some light on recent rock and land slides, KOHO’s Dan Langager sat down with local geologist Kelsay Stanton to learn the ins and outs of how and why rock slides occur in our area, the role of wildfires and her work educating the public about rocks.

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The Hows and Whys of Rock Slides in NCW, A Chat with Kelsay Stanton

State Route 153 was reopened Friday after mud and debris blocked the roadway between Pateros and Methow. A rock slide in Derby Canyon near Peshastin was quickly cleared last Thursday. DOT crews will conduct more slope stabilization in Pine Canyon near Waterville after a major rock fall mid-January. Rocks came down several times onto Highway…

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