A Few Clouds Hang Around Thursday

WEATHER DISCUSSION Although the rain showers came to and end for most locations Wednesday afternoon, one location continued to see precipitation.  Crater Lake saw its first snowfall of the season, and as the flakes continued to fall intermittently Wednesday evening, the accumulation grew.  As of 7 PM Wednesday, snowfall totals along the rim were between … Continue reading »

Missing Georgia Woman Found Safe

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. — Oregon State Police has made contact with a woman and confirmed she is safe in the Crater Lake area and in need of no assistance. Andria C. Terrell’s husband reported to OSP that his wife was traveling to Crater Lake on Sunday in a rented blue 2014 Kia Forte displaying California … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Announces Vehicle-Free Days

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Crater Lake National Park’s East Rim Drive will be open for non-motorized traffic only Saturdays September 20and 27th. The park plans to preserve every third and fourth Saturday in September as an annual opportunity to highlight non-motorized use of the park.  The park also plans to do this in the future, … Continue reading »

25 Acres Burning Inside Crater Lake Park

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — The Pumice Fire is burning 25 acres inside Crater Lake National Park as of Tuesday morning and there is no containment at this time. According to officials at Crater Lake, one week ago on Tuesday, July 22nd, the Park received numerous lightning strikes. On Monday, July 28th, at about … Continue reading »

Website Helps Plan Crater Lake Trip

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — With the snow mostly melted off the higher elevations, one of the state’s most popular outdoor activities are becoming popular again for the season. Now a new website is helping Oregonians, and those visiting the state, find the best hiking trails around Crater Lake National Park. It is called the “Secrets … Continue reading »

Oregon Trails: Crater Lake Crashes

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Crater Lake in Southern Oregon is unlike any other national park in the country, and it’s the nation’s deepest lake. For more than 150 years it has attracted the curious and adventurous, but it also has attracted some people who never returned. Clear skies and barely a whisper of breeze makes … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Snow Tours to Begin

CRATER LAKE NATIONAL PARK, Ore. — The popular ranger-guided snowshoes tours are set to begin this weekend at Crater Lake. A ranger-led tour allows residents to explore the beautiful wonderland at the national park and see how plants and animals survive in the deep snow. Rangers will offer the walks every Saturday and Sunday at … Continue reading »

Shutdown Ends, Crater Lake Reopens

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — After a deal was reached late Wednesday night in Washington D.C. to end the government shutdown and reopen national parks, Crater Lake opened Thursday to more than 300 visitors enjoying a beautiful day and a great view of Wizard Island. Paul and Michelle Nelson came from southern California and had Crater … Continue reading »

Crater Lake Shutdown Hits Small Business

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — Barricades block the entrance to Crater Lake National park and the impact is felt by nearby businesses who depend on tourism and have taken a hit since the government shutdown began. Thursday afternoon, Lynda Chapman flipped through the reservation book for the month of October at the Union Creek Resort and … Continue reading »

Warmer Today but Still Cool

Yesterday’s disturbance has now shifted off to the East and clearer skies are with us this morning. Temperatures are near freezing on the East Side and not much of a warm up is expected yet again today, although temperatures are going to be a little warmer than Wednesday. Another cold morning will come tomorrow – … Continue reading »

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