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Tico Times #TBT: 2006 Arenal Volcano lava flows

The stratovolcano has remained dormant over the last decade, but for years, La Fortuna's 8,000 residents made their peace with the consistently active volcano to form a delicate harmony.

Soaring above the volcanoes

A reader - and pilot - reads an image from an afternoon flight out of San José.

PHOTOS: Turrialba’s big weekend

Images from recent days' Volcán Turrialba activities.

UPDATE: Green alert declared as Turrialba Volcano ashfall intensifies

Turrialba Volcano keeps pumping ash into the Central Valley with southwest winds carrying the continued emissions to Costa Rica's capital.

UPDATE: Eruption of Turrialba Volcano closes airport, launches ash, rocks 4 km high

Ashfall on the runways Juan Santamaría International Airport and Tobías Bolaños Airport prompted the temporary closure of both airports.

Turrialba Volcano spews ash, vapor

Following an increase in seismic activity, Turrialba Volcano began spewing ash, vapor and gases at 2 a.m. on Tuesday, the first major explosion since August 1.
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