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Major cathedral earthquake repairs start next month

It's been more than two years since a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck in Virginia and caused damage around D.C.

Friday - 02/21/2014, 03:48pm EST

Tags: National Cathedral

Scientists measuring height of Washington Monument

For the first time in 80 years, scientists are posting equipment at the peak of the Washington Monument to measure the obelisk's height.

Thursday - 11/07/2013, 07:33pm EST

Tags: Washington Monument, repairs, NOAA, michelle basch

Region ducks and covers during earthquake drill

The 2011 earthquake that rattled the D.C. region and caused millions of dollars in damage shook the nerves of an area unaccustomed to such temblors. Two years later, a million people participated in a drill to practice how to respond to the next quake.

Thursday - 10/17/2013, 02:17pm EDT

Tags: earthquake drill, Mineral, Va., Hank Silverberg, Dave Rohrer, Fairfax County government

Minor earthquake reported in Louisa County

Friday - 08/30/2013, 08:30am EDT

Tags: Louisa County,

Predicting the next big Virginia quake

Two years after a major earthquake shook Virginia and Washington, D.C., researchers are still investigating the chance of another major quake in our region.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 09:28pm EDT

Tags: earthquake anniversary, Louisa County, National Cathedral, Washington Monument, thomas warren

Hundreds of aftershocks since 2011 Va. quake

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 04:08am EDT


Minor earthquake rattles Louisa County

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 09:20am EDT


National Cathedral gets $100K grant for repairs

Washington National Cathedral was the big winner of a three-week online contest to distribute grants for historic preservation.

Monday - 05/13/2013, 06:45pm EDT

Tags: Washington National Cathedral, National Cathedral, Mount Vernon, preservation,

Washington Monument to be covered in fabric, lights

What do you do when one of the great monuments to democracy is encased in unsightly wood and metal scaffolding? You make it sparkle.

Sunday - 05/05/2013, 12:22pm EDT

Tags: Washington Monument, scaffolding,

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