Today is the 26th anniversary of the Mt St Helens Eruption. May not mean very much to those outside of the PNW, but it killed 57 people, and turned day into night, and decimated the region in the cloud of volcanic ash that spread halfway across the globe.
View from the Coldwater Visitors Centre
There is speculation that Mt Rainier is showing signs of life. Siesmologists/Volcanologists believe that Rainier will become active. It's currently listed as dormant/sleeping.