News Detective: Observing a Volcano

Kate Ramsayer on the scene at Mount St. Helens.

Kate waits for a volcano to erupt.

If you thought that a volcano near your house was about to erupt, what would you do? If you're like me and hundreds of other residents of the Pacific Northwest, you'd pack a picnic lunch and try to find the best viewing spot!

On Oct. 2, the day after Mount St. Helens belched a little steam and ash for the first time in a long while, I drove out to the Johnston Ridge Observatory at the Mount St. Helens Nation...

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