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Roosevelt Historian: He was a "thinker"; Brinkley will share stories from new book inaugural lecture - October 12, 2009

America's greatest environmental president was a Republican who governed over a century ago, says noted historian and author Douglas Brinkley, who will inaugurate the Southern Oregon Arts and Lecture series Oct. 17.

National Park Service Announces Appointment of Dr. Gary Machlis as Science Advisor to the Director - August 12, 2009

National Park Service (NPS) Director Jon Jarvis is announcing the appointment of Dr. Gary Machlis as Science Advisor. The Science Advisor will play a key role in advancing science within the NPS and advising the NPS director on science policy and programs.

Cantwell: Jarvis Well-Qualified for the 'Greatest Job in the World' - July 28, 2008

Today, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced regional director of the Park Service’s Pacific West region Jon Jarvis during his nomination hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Cameron (Cam) Sholly selected as new superintendent of Nachez Trace Parkway - July 15, 2009

“We are delighted to have Cam taking over as superintendent of the Natchez Trace Parkway,” said David Vela, regional director for Southeast Region. “He has a proven record of building high performing teams and solid partnerships. He has an impressive range of organizational experiences and has successfully managed both large field operations and some of the highest profile programs in the Park Service’s Washington Office.”

Rep. Dicks supports Jon Jarvis for nomination of National Park Service Director - July 10, 2009

"The President has made a superb choice in selecting Jon Jarvis as the Director of the National Park Service.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon gives Mount Mazama geologic history talk - July 8, 2009

On a beautiful and clear June 23rd evening, United States Geological Survey geologist Charles "Charlie" Bacon gave a lecture in the historic Community House at the Rim Village in Crater Lake National Park.

USGS volcanologist Charles Bacon receives award at Crater Lake National Park - July 8, 2009

On the night of June 23rd, at Crater Lake's Rim Village Community Center, Dr. Charles Bacon was recognized for his many years of work toward the "evolution of Mount Mazama," and presented with the Department of Interior's Superior Service Award.

A Conversation with the Park's Chief of Terrestrial Ecology - Summer/Fall 2009

Laura Hudson is the park's new Chief of Terrestrial Ecology. Before coming to Crater Lake, she worked at many other national parks including Big Bend, Carlsbad Caverns, Mt. Rainier, Sequoia & Kings Canyon, Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Rocky Mountain, Bighorn Canyon, Denali, and Mesa Verde.

Marcella Isabella Stine (1918 - 2009) - May 22, 2009

Marcella was born on October 18, 1918 and passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2009. She was living in Lyle, Washington. Mrs. Stine was the wife of J. Francis Stine, a Crater Lake National Park ranger in 1954, 1955.

Lawrence Campbell Merriam Jr. (1923 - 2008) - May 22, 2009

Lawrence Campbell Merriam Jr. (August 31, 1923 - October 5, 2008) of Corvallis died Sunday at the Corvallis Manor. He was 85.

Wayne R. Howe: 1920 - 2008 - May 21, 2009

Wayne R. Howe, former Crater Lake National Park ranger, died at the age of 88, Friday, November 7, 2008.

Passing of John Bowdler - May 21, 2009

John P. Bowdler, retired head of the National Park Service’s office at the National Interagency Fire Center, passed away on April 19th at the Idaho State Veterans Home.

Ski patrol member watches over park - January 30, 2009

Niel Barrett doesn’t live at Crater Lake National Park. It just seems like it. When the Crater Lake Ski Patrol was created 26 years ago, Barrett was a charter member. Years later, he’s still part of the group.

Former National Park Service director George B. Hartzog Jr. dies - January 31, 2009

Former director of the National Park Service George B. Hartzog Jr., 86, passed away June 27th, 2008, in McLean, Virginia.

William "Bill" Hopkins - September 19, 2008

William Eugene “Bill” Hopkins, 66, who helped preserve the Mazama Tree, died on Sept. 3, 2008. He was born on Jan. 2, 1942, in Eldorado, Ill.

King of Jordan, 'Lost' actor among celebrities at Crater Lake - September 3, 2008

Famous people were sighted at Crater Lake National Park this summer. King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein of Jordan and members of his Royal family visited Crater Lake while on a motorcycle trip of the Northwest in July.

Remembering Emil, the forgotten Britt: his life was spent in the shadow of his father's fame - August 24, 2008

Emil was born and died in the house that Peter built, and though he lived for nearly 45 years after Peter's death, Emil was always serving his father's memory.

A Tribute to Steve Robinson - Spring, 2008

Crater Lake visitors were treated to Steve’s same eloquence about the natural and spiritual power of the park’s resources during his seasons as an interpreter and a fire lookout ranger. His dogged determination to improve the safety program for the boat tours of Crater Lake will continue to reap benefits for the park.

Crater Lake's new boss fulfills a lifelong dream - May 04, 2008

Crater lake has new superintendent: Craig Ackerman will move from the Oregon Caves National Monument - March 5, 2008

Craig Ackerman, who will move from Oregon Caves National Monument, where he’s been the superintendent the past 17 years, to Crater Lake in early May. He plans to live at the park.


Park Ranger Ken Hay Retires - January 28, 2008

After 29 years in fire management and law enforcement, Ken Hay is leaving the National Park Service. He has accepted a position as park superintendent for programming and development with the city of Klamath Falls, Oregon.


Laurels go to retired Crater Lake official: Dinner given for former park superintendent Chuck Lundy - January 21, 2008

Chuck Lundy, who retired earlier this month after a 35-year National Park Service career that included more than nine years as superintendent at Crater Lake National Park, was honored at a Saturday night dinner at Oregon Institute of Technology.


Acting park head named: Permanent Crater Lake National Park superintendent due in March - January 15, 2008

Crater Lake acting superintendent Stephanie Toothman is Crater Lake National Park’s acting superintendent through March 31. She replaces Chuck Lundy, who recently retired. A permanent superintendent is expected be named in March.


Chuck Lundy Retires - January 10th, 2008

Superintendent Chuck Lundy retired on January 3rd after 33 years with the National Park Service. During those 33 years, he served in eight different parks and in a variety of roles.


Chief Ranger Dave Brennan Retires This Month - NPS Digest (online)

Inspired by childhood visits to Yosemite National Park and frequent backpacking trips in the Sierra Nevada, Dave began his NPS career as a volunteer-in-park at Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP in 1980.


A part of history: Annual Great Nordeen cross-country ski race links the past to the present - December 15, 2007

Emil Nordeen, a historical icon in the Bend cross-country skiing community, is perhaps best known for twice winning the 42-mile Fort Klamath-Crater Lake ski race, in 1929 and 1931.


Crater Lake Chief Ranger to Retire: Dave Brennan has been on the job for 7 1/2 years - December 3, 2007

Dave Brennan, Crater Lake National Park's chief ranger the past 7-1/2 years, doesn't like the word, "retirement. We call it a renewal rather than a retirement because it's a chance to try something new," explains the 51-year-old Brennan, who will end his 27-year National Park Service Dec. 31.


Plotting a new course: Crater Lake superintendent Chuck Lundy to retire next year - November 12, 2007

The Chuck Lundy years at Crater Lake National Park were defined by the park's 100-year celebration.


A bit of history - November 12, 2007

Chuck Lundy took over as Crater Lake's superintendent Nov. 8, 1998. Park historian Steve Mark said when Lundy retires Jan. 3, 2008, he will be third in tenure, behind Ernest P. Leavitt.


Lundy happy with progress at Crater Lake park - November 12, 2007

Chuck Lundy's epiphany came in the 1970s, while making cement forms on a construction job in Massachusetts.


Survival of the fittest for our man in Patagonia - September 30, 2007

When it comes to gardening, retired biology professor Frank Lang employs a survival-of-the-fittest approach.


Between the Lines: Memories of Crater Lake burned in writer's mind - July 08, 2007
For 30 years Michael LaLumiere talked himself out of writing a book about Crater Lake. But at some level he knew he would have to do it.


Since You Asked: Espey Had Quite a Life - July 28, 2007

In the July 20 issue of the Mail Tribune, there was an article by Damian Mann titled "Cleaning Up Espey" in reference to the Espey Wildlife Station. Can you enlighten us further as to who Larry Espey was?


He made movies in Brooklyn, over 100 years ago (Fred Kiser) - July 5, 2007 

In 1902 they began producing photographs of the Columbia River Gorge, followed shortly by commissions for promotional photos of the newly-created Crater Lake National Park (1903), official photography for the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and photos of the 1905 Lewis & Clark Centennial Exposition....


Mountain Climber Brian Smith - May 24, 2007

Mountain climber Brian Smith, a 1988 graduate of South Medford High School, reached the top of Mount Everest at exactly 2:50 a.m. today Nepalese time in dark and cold conditions.


Shadow Everest: Brian Smith  April 27, 2007

Brian Smith's chest is racked by coughing spasms. His cuts don't heal in the thin air. He wakes each morning inside his tent with his sleeping bag covered with ice. And he is bone tired.


OPB's Oregon Experience Profiles William Steel - February 13, 2007

William Gladstone Steel was one of Oregon's most active mountaineers and advocates for national parks and forest conservation in the Pacific Northwest. He is best known as the father of Crater Lake National Park and the founder of the Mazamas, the West Coast's oldest continual mountaineering club. The next episode of Oregon Experience examines the life of this complex and sometimes controversial man. Tune in to the stations of Oregon Public Broadcasting on Monday, February 19 at 9pm.


Brian Smith plans to answer call of world's highest peak - December 31, 2006

"Mountain climbing gives you a chance to know yourself," explains the veteran climber who graduated from South Medford High School in 1988. "You are totally alone in your thoughts. And, of course, the views are amazing...  Note: Brian is the son of one of the CLI's board members, Larry Smith. Go Brian!

Trees of heaven - September 7, 2006

Former Union Creek ranger returns for a visit, and memories return with him

John Carl Owings - August 1, 2006

John Carl Owings, 75, died July 31, 2006, at his home in Klamath Falls.

History into Stories - July, 2006

For years, Larry Smith has been Jacksonville's unofficial historian.  Come September, however, he will be officially recognized by the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) with the Leadership in History Award.  The AASLH Awards Program recognizes excellent achievements in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history throughout North America.


Volcano Man: New Superintendent Enjoys Craters of the Moon - June 23, 2006

More by chance than design, Doug Neighbor seems to have a thing for volcanoes. Three of the six places he’s worked are decidedly volcanic, including Oregon’s Crater Lake National Park and the National Park of Samoa.

Gregory Robert Hartell - April 27, 2006

Gregory Robert “Greg” Hartell, 66, died April 23, 2006, at his home in Algoma north of Klamath Falls of mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer.

Rouse to mark 50 years - April 23, 2006

Jim and Jo Rouse will mark their 50th anniversary Thursday, May 4, 2006. They will celebrate during a family brunch.


It took 17-year crusade to protect Crater Lake as national park

A shimmering blue lake in the belly of an ancient volcano put Southern Oregon on the map when the 1900s were new.


Walking on Crater Lake - February 21, 2006

Not many people walk on water, especially on Crater Lake. But Duane “Do-We” Fitzgerald did.

William Arthur 'Bill' Bloom - January 13, 2006

William Arthur “Bill” Bloom, 57, Sprague River, died Jan. 8, 2006, after a yearlong battle against pancreatic cancer.

Altorfer - 50 years - November 20, 2005

The children and grandchildren of Arthur Paul Altorfer and Kathryn Louise (Bidge) Wampler will host an informal reception from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 26, for their 50th anniversary at the Ragland Cultural Center, 218 N. 7th St.


Longtime Crater Lake ranger retires - September 02, 2005

Kent Taylor is leaving Crater Lake National Park after 19 years of living and working at the park. But many of the amazing park collectibles he's gathered are staying behind.


How Rogue forest began - January 30, 2005

The seed was planted by President Grover Cleveland when he created the Cascade Forest Reserve, including land that would become the Prospect and Butte Falls districts as well as the east side of the Ashland Ranger District, according to Jeff LaLande, historian and archaeologist with the forest.


Vesta Lee Fulton - November 15, 2004

Vesta Lee Fulton, 86, died Oct. 31, 2004, in Bend. A memorial service has been held at Trinity Lutheran Church in Bend. Mrs. Fulton was born June 17, 1918 to Charles and Maude (Martin) Logan in Oklahoma.


Kevin Palmer - November 4, 2004

Grand Teton National Park employee Kevin Palmer, 50, died Oct. 28, 2004, of a heart attack while hunting with his oldest son Charles on the National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyo. At one time, Mr. Palmer had worked at Crater Lake National Park.


Rex Laverne Ash - September 07, 2004

Rex Laverne Ash, 69, died Aug. 28, 2004, at his Klamath Falls home after a battle against cancer.


Ole Norman Lunde - February 24, 2004

Ole Norman Lunde, 86, Sammamish, Wash., a retired professor of math at Oregon In-stitute of Technology, died Jan. 28, 2004, in Kirkland, Wash.

What's in a name? - February 4, 2004

Chatting with Lewis L. McArthur is taking a virtual tour of Oregon history and trivia.

Marion C. "Rib' Ribble - December 29, 2003

Marion C. "Rib" Ribble, died Dec. 17, 2003 in Klamath Falls of natural causes.


Obituaries - James Robert Read - November 24, 2002

The committal service for James Robert Read will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Eagle Point National Cemetery. The Revs. Doug Pittman and Jerry Hanson will officiate.


Rex Lee Trulove - September 08, 2002

Rex Lee Trulove, 84, of Klamath Falls, died Wednesday of natural causes in Klamath Falls.


Howard 'Bud' Hittenrauch - August 15, 2002

Howard "Bud" Raymond Hittenrauch, 71, North Albany, died Aug. 7, 2002, of natural causes at Crater Lake National Park.


The fight for Crater Lake/Winning National Park Status Wasn't Easy - July 28, 2002

The fight to create the park stretched on for 17 years. Plans for a park languished as opponents in Congress said the park would be too expensive and local opponents agitated to use the land for timber, mining and sheep farming.


W.F. Arant - Crater Lake's first superintendent - May 13, 2002

Everyone who visits Crater Lake National Park and enters from the south entrance station has driven toward the lake and seen a sign alongside a bridge that, maps tell, crosses Goodbye Creek.


Old stories about W. F. Arant and Steel come back again and again for family - May 13, 2002

Whenever Arant family members get together, even 100 years later, the subject of W.F. Arant, also known as William Franklin, and his tumultuous final months as Crater Lake National Park's first superintendent come up.


'How Crater Lake came to be' A Klamath Indian legend Special for the Herald and News - February 25, 2002

One day, Great Spirit Beings pushed ice through a hole in the sky to build a great mountain, Moyaina (Mount Mazama). Then the spirits climbed down to Earth and created the Klamath terrain by digging tunnel-like caverns beneath the earth and pushing up the Cascade Range.


Making tracks at Crater Lake: guide shares insights with snowshoers; his knowledge of the lake is legendary - February 24, 2002

Lloyd Smith forged quickly ahead, not because he was competitive but, as he had explained earlier, so that he could stop, catch his breath and once the rest of group of snowshoers caught up with him, talk without gasping.

Gerald L. 'Gary' Hathaway - December 12, 2001

Gerald L. "Gary" Hathaway, 59, died Dec. 11, 2001, in Klamath Falls. Cause of death was not given.

Carl Fredrick Wilson - December 09, 2001

Carl Fredrick Wilson, 97, a former Klamath County resident, died Dec. 6, 2001, of natural causes in Salem.


Manager John Miele to retire from Crater Lake - November 27, 2001

Back in the 1990s, when most of his supervisors and the park staff advocated the demolition and removal of Crater Lake Lodge, Miele thought it should be rebuilt in the unfulfilled vision of its creators. It was.

Golec - September 10, 2001

Wayne R. Golec, 55, died Monday, September 10, 2001 while hiking at Crater Lake National Park. Survivors include his wife, Donna Golec. Complete arrangements will be announced by Davenport's Chapel of the Good Shepherd, directors.

Crater Lake was crossed much earlier, by George - April 01, 2001

For years historians have debated whether Theodore Roosevelt, the president who proclaimed Crater Lake a national park in 1902, actually visited the lake.

Paul Fritz left a unique legacy for the Park Service - January 29, 2001

We have reached a time when many conservation legends of the 20th century are disappearing. David Brower, the environmental giant, is a recent example. Now we've lost a lesser-known but very influential conservationist. Paul Fritz died quite suddenly on Christmas Eve from an undiagnosed brain tumor.

Paul G. Metzen - December 5, 2000

Paul G. Metzen, 93, died Dec. 2, 2000, at his Lakeview home.

Naked lady sculpture at Crater Lake since 1917 - September 28, 2000

I remember when I was a small child living in Eagle Point, we drove to Crater Lake. On the way up, we turned on a gravel road to the left, I think. We viewed a naked lady carved on a rock. We had so many ideas how she got there. Do you have any information on this and how would we get there now?


Obituaries: Lucy Eda Meyer - September 14, 2000

The funeral for Lucy Eda Meyer will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Conger-Morris Chapel in Medford. Interment will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Eagle Point National Cemetery.


Who is that rotund man? Seems it's not Teddy - December 14, 1999

A famous photograph of Teddy Roosevelt sitting on a rock near Crater Lake has been reprinted countless times. Trouble is, it's not him, argues the Theodore Roosevelt Association in New York.


Obituaries: 'Jack' Donald Coleman - November 10, 1999

The funeral for Jackson "Jack" Donald Coleman will be at noon Friday in Calvary Baptist Church in Ashland. Pastors Gordon Robinson and Stephen Jones will officiate. Private interment will be in Eagle Point National Cemetery.


Arthur Earl Gardner - July 15, 1999

The memorial service for Arthur Earl Gardner will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Hillcrest Mortuary. The Rev. Dorlan Woods of Phoenix Church of Christ will officiate.


Who remembers Judge Sparrow? - July 1, 1999

Nearly seven decades later, few residents can recall the handsome, charismatic engineer and county judge who forged the rim road around Crater Lake and spearheaded construction of the Jackson County Courthouse.


Crater boss has snow-heavy past - May 12, 1999

Chuck Lundy isn't getting cabin fever, but he admits he is mighty glad to see the snowbank retreating from his second-story office window.


Obituaries: Glen F. Happel - September 27, 1998

The funeral for Glen F. Happel will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4663 Lancaster Drive NE, Salem. Interment will be on Thursday in Scenic Hills Memorial Park, Ashland.


Obituaries: Florence Hunsaker - January 05, 1998

Florence Hunsaker, 85, formerly of the Rogue Valley, died Sunday (Jan. 4, 1998) in Klamath Falls, where she was living. The memorial service was held in Klamath Falls with interment in Myrtle Creek.


Ida Momyer Odell was pioneer and woman of business world - March 15, 1987

Ida Momyer Odell, born Dec. 24, 1881, was affectionately called "Tiny Tiger," She was a delicate and sensitive woman who was tested many times as she lived out the drama of being a pioneer woman who eventually entered the world of business.


Obituary: J. Stanley Brode - February 22, 1977

J. Stanley Brode, 81, son of Howard S. Brode, professor of biology at Whitman College for nearly 40 years, died Feb. 12 following a short illness, in Santa Barbara, Calif.


Interest in Photographer Missing - May 16, 1976

The snows that bury Crater Lake National Park in deep silence each winter have disclosed many secrets through the years when dissipated by the summer sun.


Longtime Ex-Resident Ida Odell Dies - February 11, 1972

Word has been received of the death of Mrs. Ida Momyer Odell, 90, early this morning at Willamette Lutheran Home in Salem.


Mission Superintendent, Raymond Stickler Dies - July 9, 1971

After he completed his education, Stickler was employed at the First National Bank of Portland at the Enterprise branch until 1939 when he began his career with the National Park Service at Crater Lake National Park.


Ex-Crater Lake Chief Recalls Colorful Service on Retirement - March 7, 1968

Thomas J. Williams, chief of resource management and visitor protection in the National Park Service's regional headquarters in Santa Fe, N.M., has retired after 39 years of duty with the service.


New Staff Man Assigned At Crater Lake - August 18, 1967

Paul A. Larson of Flaming Gorge Recreation Area has been selected to fill the position of chief of interpretation and resource management at Crater Lake National Park.


Park Head Dies - April 23, 1965

The superintendent of the Crater Lake National Park, Richard A. Nelson, 56, died Thursday without regaining consciousness from a malady that struck him March 18.


Whitman Mission Official Named - January 20, 1965

Raymond C. Stickler has been appointed superintendent of the Whitman Mission National Historic Site.


Ranger at Crater Lake Transferred - September 3, 1964

The transfer of Lou Hallock, chief ranger at Crater Lake National Park, to an assignment at Death Valley national monument in California has been announced by the park service. The change will become effective Sept. 15.


Marriage: Mrs. P. F. Smith - June 17, 1963

Smith, Minneapolis, a nephew of the bridegroom, was ring bearer. The couple was honored at a buffet dinner at National Home, Ely.


Regional Post Goes To Former Yosemite Man - August 30, 1959

Frank R. Givens, whose 28 years with the national park service include several with the ranger force at the Yosemite National Park, has been appointed chief of ranger activities in the Region 4 office here.

No Poet Laureate - Aug-Sep, 1958

Ernest G. Moll, professor of English and acting head of the University's English Department, cleared up at least one misconception in an Emerald interview last spring.

Ranger at Crater Lake Transferred - September 3, 1954

The transfer of Lou Hallock, chief ranger at Crater Lake National Park, to an assignment at Death Valley national monument in California has been announced by the park service. The change will become effective Sept. 15.

Baggley Named Regional Chief Of Park Service - August 12, 1954

George F. Baggley, superintendent of the Lake Mead recreational area in Nevada and Arizona will be chief of region two operations In Omaha for the National Park service, Undersecretary of the Interior Ralph M Tudor has announced.


Crater Lake Discovered on Hunt for Lost Mine - May 24, 1953

The 100th anniversary of Crater Lake in Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, will be observed this year, it has been announced by John B. Wosky, park superintendent.

Former Yosemite Park Aide is Honored for 35 Years of Service - November 25, 1952

Regional Director Lawrence C. Merriam presented to former Superintendent Ernest P. Leavitt of the Crater Lake National Park the interior departments citation for meritorious service and certificate of honor award for his 35 years with the national park service.

Toynbees see Crater Lake in brilliant flash of sunlight - April 29, 1952

Dr. and Mrs. Arnold Toynbee, visiting the United States to Take park in the observance of the University of Oregon's 75th year, saw Crater Lake yesterday in a flash of sunlit brilliance.

Park Service Men Retire, Transfer - March 13, 1952

Retirement of one veteran National Park Service official and transfer of five others is announced by Secretary of the Interior Chapman.


Doerr Acting Head of Rocky Mtn. Park - August 9, 1943

Estes Park, Colo., Aug. 9 - George W. Miller, acting superintendent of the Rocky Mountain National Park, said John E. Doerr, chief of the naturalist division in the interior department's branch of natural history, was appointed acting superintendent of the park.

Crater Lake superintendent, Ernest P. Leavitt, marries - April, 1943

The wedding of Mrs. Katherine Nealon Huntress, 1926, and Ernest P. Leavitt was an event of March 6.

Finch Appointed as Chief Ranger In Glacier Park - January 24, 1943

The appointment of Breynton R. Finch, custodian of the Colorado National monument near Grand Junction, to be chief ranger of the Glacier National park in Montana, was announced in Denver today.

Captain Applegate - July 9, 1939

Go north in our State and up into Oregon and you will find that Oliver C. Applegate, pioneer, Indian fighter, keen man with eye to opportunity, has been honored in place names.

Kittredge Named As Park Director - July 15, 1937

Appointment of Frank A. Kittredge as regional director of the National Park Service, with his headquarters remaining in San Francisco, was announced today by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes.


Honor Discoverer of Noted Oregon Lake - September 22, 1925

Citizens of Oregon today honored the memory of a man who sought gold and found, instead, one of nature's most precious jewels - Crater lake.


Stone Woman of Crater Lake No Longer Mystery - October 24, 1923

It is not a petrified human body nor the lava filled cavity that resulted when the body of a woman enveloped in mud, distinguished, according to the ingenious theory of Samuel Hubbard, curator of archaeology in the Oakland Museum....

Interesting Crater Lake Letter - September 1, 1923

A couple of weeks ago we went to Crater Lake and had a wonderful trip. The scenery up there is the most beautiful I'v ever seen. On the way up we saw "Garden of the Gods" a sort of a canyon which has for its wall on one side peculiar shaped jutting rocks.

Begins Suit to Get Job Back: Former National Park Official Asks Mandamus Against Secretary Lane - May 2, 1915

William F. Arant, who claims to have been forcibly ousted from his position as superintendent of Crater Lake National Park, Oregon, began mandamus proceedings last week in the District Supreme Court to compel Franklin K. Lane, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, to reinstate him.

Romance of College Days at Berkeley: Brilliant Young Geologist and Author to Wed a Former Classmate - August 3, 1905

"BERKELEY, August 3. College folks are greatly interested in the announcement which has just been made that Miss Martha Bowen Rice and Herbert W. Furlong are to be wedded


Oregon's Great Wonder: Lake Fills the Bowl of Extinct Volcano - June 14, 1904

Congress last year created Crater Lake National Park, in this state writes a Grant Pass correspondent of the New York Herald.


Oregon Natural Curiosities: Reproduced on Sensitive Plate - August 25, 1888

Yesterday's overland California express carried a party of three young men bent upon an interesting mission. W. G. Steel, S. S. Nicholine and E. D. Dewert left for Josephine county, where they will explore the famous Josephine county caves and afterwards Crater Lake.






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