Johnston Ridge Observatory http://kplu.org en Mt. St. Helens observatory reopens Saturday with $1.6M upgrade http://kplu.org/post/mt-st-helens-observatory-reopens-saturday-16m-upgrade <p>The<a href="http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/NatMonument/PointsInterest/johnston_ridge.html"> Johnston Ridge Observatory</a> opens Saturday at Mount St. Helens with some new displays to tell visitors the story of the volcano&#39;s big 1980 eruption.</p><p>The Daily News of Longview r<a href="http://tdn.com/mount_st_helens/">eports $1.6 million worth of improvements and enhancements</a> have been made. When the Forest Service and Mount St. Helens Institute discussed them Tuesday, the center of attention was a touch-screen kiosk.</p> Wed, 11 May 2011 21:10:09 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 1574 at http://kplu.org Mt. St. Helens observatory reopens Saturday with $1.6M upgrade